Giant sandreed

Calamovilfa gigantea

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
490
Max elevation:
5700
Counties: 
Apache
Coconino
Navajo

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Low
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Not commonly available