Bothriochloa biloba. coarse redgrass

Family Poaceae
Description semi-rhizotomous perennial to 1 m high
Flowering Time Summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities grasslands and grassy woodlands
Soil Types medium to heavy
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very similar to B. macra but all parts of the plant more robust. Grows on slightly more fertile sites than B. macra. Common species throughout Gunnedah Basin and extending into Hunter Valley. Relatively tolerant of grazing pressure.
Amenity / Ornamental Values
Other Values reasonable fodder value. Often grows with bluegrass Dicanthium sericeum
Tolerances
Water Deficit average
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -5
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period medium
Dormancy may require after ripening period
Treatment storage for 3 to 6 months
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees fast
Direct Seeding easy but can be difficult to spread