Previous scientific name(s): Chaetochloa italica, Panicum italicum, Setaria italica var. metzgeri, Setaria italica var. stramineofructa, Setaria
Warm season, cold and drought tolerant, slender, erect annual grass adapted to well-drained soils throughout the temperate USA. Highly palatable and nutritious. Seeds provide a good source of food for birds and small mammals. Excellent for use as cover, pasture, and wildlife habitat enhancement. Also used as a nurse crop but may outcompete establishing perennials.Contact Our Experts
13 - 24 in.
BunchgrassNative or Introduced:
12 - 14 in.
25 - 40 PLS lbs/Acre
42.40 lbs.Seeds per Pound:
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