Poa fendleriana

Poa fendleriana

Muttongrass

Perennial, cool-season native bunchgrass. Starts growth in early spring and matures in June or July. Excellent forage for cattle and horses, good for sheep, elk and deer. Found on mesas, mountains, dry open woods, cold deserts and rocky hills. Grows on a wide range of soils in elevations ranging from 3,500 to 10,500 ft.

Varieties: 
CP-UP
Ruin Canyon

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
3,500 
- 10,500 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Marginal
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
12.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
890,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes