Agrostis perennans

Common Names  Upland Bentgrass, Autumn Bentgrass
Family  Poaceae
Vegetative Zone  Dunes
Plant Status
Life Span
Height  to 3.5 ft
Flowering Period  July – October
Fruiting Period
Distribution
Identifying Characteristics  Flowers arranged in spikelets

Description

  • Grows up to 3.5 ft
  • Leaves:
    • Alternating small stem
  • Short life span
  • Slow spreading
  • Flowers are green
  • Moderate growth rate
  • Other uses:
    • Prevents soil erosion
    • Used as forage

Misc

  • Important type of grass on golf greens
  • Occasionally used as turf

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