Streambank Wheatgrass

(Agropyron dasystachum riparium)

Steambank wheatgrass is a native sod grass of the northern Great Plains and western intermountain regions. It tolerates drought and spreads rapidly to form a good ground cover.
Streambank wheatgrass is adapted to soils that are moderately alkaline and have a sandy to clayey texture. Streambank wheatgbrass is used to stabilize reclamation areas, roadsides, fairways, lawns, and to control rangeland erosion.
Seed is easily drilled and should be planted no deeper than 2.5 cm (1 in.). Planting should be during the two month period with most favorable moisture (either spring or fall). 

Seeding Rates:
16.8 kg. PLS/ hectare
15 lbs. PLS/ acre

Number of Seed:
160,000 per lb. (0.46 kg)

Varieties:

Sodar
Sodar was released from the USDA Soil Conservation Service in the Pacific Northwest. It is widely as a low-growing, low-maintenace cover in the intermountain area. It produces a relatively smooth cover and is ideal for use on small-plane airfields.


 

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