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Nassella viridula
Synonyms: Stipa viridula

Common Name(s): Green needlegrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 130
Precipitation: 16 to 24 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -38° (F)
Soil pH: 6.6 to 8.4
Soil Texture/Type: All
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Northern Great Plains. Spikes may injure livestock. High drought tolerance. Moderate salinity resistance. Reported to do best in sandy soils.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - fodder, Environ. - erosion control, Animal Food - forage, Environ. - revegetator


Geographical Origin:
North America
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