Kentucky Bluegrass (Introduced)
Short to medium height, 1 – 2 ft. tall, cool-season, long-lived, rhizomatous, sod-forming grass. Adapted to all soil textures but does best on fertile, well-drained loams or clay loams. Intolerant of flooding, high water tables or poor drainage. Good cold and winter hardiness. Grows from sea level to alpine. Fair tolerance to salt, alkali and acid. Very palatable forage while growing and excellent grazing tolerance. Extremely valuable species. Most commonly used for turf or lawns but also used for range, watershed and wildlife habitat improvement. May be some native population in the western US and highly naturalized in many areas. Minimum precip. is 18 inches. Plant fall or spring ¼ – ½ inch deep. 2,175,000 seeds/lb.
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