James Galleta Grass

Pleuraphis Jamesii

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
3500
Max elevation:
7500
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Mohave
Navajo
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
Low
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
moist conditions
Reproduction: 
Moderate
Establishment: 
Moderate

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdFireRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Erosion controlForage productionWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
For erosion control increase seeding rate to 4-12, depending on intensity. Can develop deep rhizomatic sods under favorable conditions
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