Native Warm Season Grasses Switchgrass Big Bluestem Little Bluestem Indiangrass Broom Sedge Sideoats Gramma Eastern Gama
Growth Curves
Tall Fescue <ul><li>The most invasive non-native plant in North America (my opinion). </li></ul><ul><li>Infected by an end...
 
Native Warm Season Grasses: <ul><li>Native to Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Perennial </li></ul><ul><li>Mature height from 3 ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Native Warm Season Grasses - A Primer

Mr. Whitescarver, District Conservationist at Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District (http://headwaters.vaswcd.org) presents the a basic overview of the benefits of warm season grasses (WSG). He presented this at the Staunton Green 2020 meeting on 3/9/10.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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Transcripts - Native Warm Season Grasses - A Primer

  • 1. Native Warm Season Grasses Switchgrass Big Bluestem Little Bluestem Indiangrass Broom Sedge Sideoats Gramma Eastern Gama
  • 2. Growth Curves
  • 3. Tall Fescue <ul><li>The most invasive non-native plant in North America (my opinion). </li></ul><ul><li>Infected by an endophyte that secretes a toxin that affects horses, cattle, insects and birds. </li></ul><ul><li>Allelopathic to other plants </li></ul>
  • 5. Native Warm Season Grasses: <ul><li>Native to Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Perennial </li></ul><ul><li>Mature height from 3 to 8 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Yield from 2 to 5 tons per acre </li></ul><ul><li>C4 Plants which utilize 80% of incoming light </li></ul>