Cane Bluestem (Bothriochloa barbinodis)

Origin: Native to North America
Use: Perennial, warm season, native grass that provides poor grazing for wildlife; fair grazing for livestock.
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Plant Description:
General  Characteristics of Cane Bluestem
Life Span  Perennial
Growth Form  tall, erect, bunchgrass
Management:
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pH requirement 7.0 to 8.2
Rainfall requirement 12 to 20 inches
Soil texture  Sandy: 
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Cold Tolerance: High
General  Provides poor grazing for wildlife; fair grazing for livestock.
ID Features: Coarse bunchgrass grows 23 to 52 inches tall with stems that are usually erect, but sometimes bent at the base. Stem nodes are bearded. Panicles are narrow, contracted, dense, mostly 2 to 5 inches long, often partially enclosed and with numerous branches, mostly 1 to 3 inches long. The lemma awn is 3/4 to 11/4 inches long.
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