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Meadow Bromegrass
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Meadow bromegrass (Bromus riparius Rehm.)

New/Untested species, not yet recommended for some or all applications

Characteristics

  • Yield based on 3 harvest/season
  • Seeding rate: 10-15 lbs pure live seed/acre
  • Seeding date: early spring, late summer before August 15
  • Persistent cool-season bunch grass, primary variety is Regar
  • Primarily used for pasture in western USA

Advantages

  • good yield potential
  • good regrowth
  • tolerant of close grazing

Concerns

  • management not well defined
  • forage quality not known
  • not tolerant of acid and poorly-drained soils

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