Beargrass

Nolina microcarpa

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
3000
Max elevation:
6500
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

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:
NA
NOTES:
higher establishment success rates with propagation from root ball or transplant
Citations:
Thomas & Goodson 1992, Humphrey 1960