This is a robot catcher. Don't click this or your ip address will be banned. It should be hidden from you.
NSN Logo Home Page

Release: Alamo - switchgrass

This release is available in the marketplace

SymbolPAVI2
Release NameAlamo
Release Typecultivar
DescriptionLonger, wider leaves than Blackwell; taller and much greater forage producer. Adapted south of area where Blackwell and Kanlow perform well, to the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Flowers in fall one to two months later than Blackwell. Moderate salinity tolerance. Grows on all soil types with 630 mm or more annual precipitation. Responds well to fertilizer and/or irrigation.
SourceOriginal seed collection made by Laramie McIntire of the SCS near George West, TX, in 1964.
Breeding MethodSelected over similar accessions as better forage and seed producer and to extend range south of previous cultivars.
Intended UseRange reseeding, pastureland, hay production, wildlife food and cover (birds), revegetation, shoreline stabilization, and erosion control.
Release Info1978 - SCS, Texas AES.
Source StateTX
Source CountyLive Oak
Source EcoregionEast Central Texas Plains
Latitude28.32
Longitude-98.12

 

List of Releases


This is a robot catcher. Don't click this or your ip address will be banned. It should be hidden from you.