Vulpia octoflora

Vulpia octoflora

Sixweeks fescue

Cool season, small, loosely tufted, native annual commonly found in open disturbed areas throughout the USA. Drought tolerant and well-adapted to sand and loam soils. Useful as a reclamation species in early seral stages of development. Poor palatability to livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Annual
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
29.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
965,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes