Andropogon virginicus, MO Ecotype
Broomsedge, MO Ecotype
A warm season bunchgrass; historically used to make brooms; the stiff straw stays erect on road cuts during the winter; provides cover for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ANDVIR01
Species Type: Native
Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Straw-colored through winter.
Habitat: Pastures, open woods, old fields, hillsides, open ground with dry infertile soils.
Bloom Period: August to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.8 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 4.9 – 7.0
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 800,000
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 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy