Knotroot Bristlegrass (Setaria geniculata)

Origin: Native to North America
Use: Annual, warm season, native grass that provides fair grazing for wildlife and livestock.
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Plant Description:
General   
Life Span  Annual
Growth Form  semi-erect, simple
Management:
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40" Rows:  Broadcast: 
 
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Cold Tolerance: High
General  Provides fair grazing for wildlife and livestock.
ID Features: 12- to 36-inch bunchgrass that has erect or spreading stems growing from a bent, knee-like base. The stems arise from short, knotty, underground rootstock. Blades and stems often have a purplish tinge. Blades are straight, flat and not twisted, longpointed at the tip and tapering toward the base. The seedhead is erect; 1 to 3 inches long; inch wide; rounded at the top; and green, yellowish or purple in color. There are five or more bristles below each egg-shaped spikelet.
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