Rescuegrass [Bromus catharticus]

Origin: Mediterranean region
Use: Annual, cool season, introduced grass that provides poor grazing for wildlife; good grazing for livestock.
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Plant Description:
General  Characteristics of Rescuegrass
Life Span  Annual
Growth Form  tall, erect, bunchgrass
Management:
Seeding Rate 
40" Rows: 
Broadcast: 


20 to 25 pounds pure live seed per acre
30 pounds pure live seed per acre
Planting Date  September-October
Planting Depth 0.25 inch
pH requirement 5.5 to 8.0
Rainfall requirement 18 to 28 inches
Soil texture 
Sandy: 
Loam: 
Clay: 

High
High
Low
Cold Tolerance: High, it may "brown" back when temperature is less than 15 F
General  Provides poor grazing for wildlife; good grazing for livestock.
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