Agrostis scabra

Agrostis scabra

Rough bentgrass

Cool season, short-lived perennial bunchgrass with a fibrous root system and occasionally with stolons. Adapted to a wide variety of habitats from stream banks to sagebrush communities. Tolerates acidic soils and periodic flooding. Palatable in the spring prior to flowering. easily established and highly successful revegetation species.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
14 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Marginal
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
48.50 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
5,000,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes