An excellent cover crop for moist and wet disturbed soils; Echinochloa crusgalli var. frumentacea (Japanese Millet) is a non-native substitute; provides food for songbirds and game birds.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ECHMUR01
Species Type: Native
Cover Crops, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Annual
Characteristics: A bunchgrass that annually reseeds itself; greenish-purple seedheads.
Habitat: Moist ground, alluvial shores.
Bloom Period: July to August
Height: Up to 5.0 Ft
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre. When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 33.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy