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Native Grass Covers

Scientific Name

Common Name

Height Spread

Type

Growth Rate

Water Requirement

Soil

Bromus carinatus California Brome 30"/24" Summer Dormant Mod/High Moderate Deep/Adaptable
Deschampsia caespitosa California Tufted Hairgrass 2'/1' Evergreen Slow/Mod Low Well drn/Adapt
Elymus glaucus Blue Wildrye 2'/18" Evergreen Mod/High Moderate Adaptable
Elymus triticoides Creeping Wildrye 4' creeping Evergreen Slow/High Moderate Adaptable
Festuca californica Western Fescue 2-4' Evergreen Slow Low Well drn/Adapt
Festuca idahoensis Idaho Fescue 1-2' Evergreen Slow Low Well drn/Adapt
Festuca longifolia Hard Fescue 12" Evergreen Slow Low/Mod Well drn/Adapt
Festuca rubra Molate Fescue 14" Evergreen Moderate Moderate Well drn/Adapt
Festuca rubra 'Molate Blue' Molate Blue Fescue 14" Evergreen Moderate Low/Mod Well drn/Adapt
Hordeum brachyantherus Meadow Barley 2'/2' Summer Dormant Moderate Moderate Adaptable
Milica imperfecta Coast Range Melic 2'/2' Summer Dormant Slow Low Well drn/Adapt
Stipa cernua Nodding Needle Grass 2'/1' Summer Dormant Moderate Moderate Adaptable
Stipa pulchra Purple Needle Grass 1'/1' Summer Dormant Moderate Moderate Adaptable