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Autumn Bentgrass

Agrostis perennans var. elata



This plant is part of the grass family, Poaceae, and grows generally in uplands. Loam and clay soils are preferred, along with acidic, wet soils. Similar to Agrostis hyemalis, the flowers are small and off white in color, and appear from mid to late summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Uplant Bentgrass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early July to late September
Fruit Timing:Fruit may persist into November
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Soil pH:5.5 to 7.5
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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