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Poa alpina

Common Name(s): Alpine bluegrass
Family: Poaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 120
Precipitation: 24 to 55 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -33° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7.2
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse; drained mesotrophic species
Soil Drainage: Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Intermediate
Grown in the west mountains in the US. Adapted to boreal and mountain climates. Moderate drought and no salinity resistances.
Phytothora, Anthrachose, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Environ. - erosion control, Environ. - revegetator, Animal Food - forage


Geographical Origin:
Asia Temp, Indian Subcontinent, Europe, North America
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