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Paspalum nicorae

Common Name(s): Brunswick grass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 240
Precipitation: 35 to 59 (in.)
Winter Minimum: 7° (F)
Soil pH: 5.4 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Moist sandy soils
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Grows in Florida. Sod forming grass. Shade tolerant & regenerates well after grazing. Low drought tolerance.
Crop not found in disease search.
Animal Food - forage, Environ. - erosion control


Geographical Origin:
Brazil, Southern South America
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