Used for erosion control and stabilizing waterways; established stands can become invasive; provides livestock forage; a source of food for various birds and cover for wood ducks.
General Product Information:
Item Number: PHAARU01
Species Type: Naturalized
Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous grass species.
Habitat: Marshes, alluvial meadows, shores, ditches.
Bloom Period: July to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: 2.0 – 6.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 14 in
pH: 5.5 – 8.0
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 538,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 15.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine