Tridens flavus, 'Suther'-Piedmont NC Ecotype
Purpletop, ‘Suther’-Piedmont NC Ecotype
Adds late season color to native landscapes; used for soil stabilization; provides food and cover for wildlife.
General Product Information:
Item Number: TRIFLA03
Species Type: Native
Erosion Control & Revegetation, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows, Wildlife Habitat & Food Plots
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A warm season bunchgrass; purple spikelets.
Habitat: Meadows, old fields, roadsides; tolerates low quality roadside and field soils.
Bloom Period: August to September in New England, Mid-Atlantic and upper Midwest states; July to October in southeastern states
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.5 – 6.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 465,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 30.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy or Fine