Kinney False Rhodesgrass (Two- Flower Trichloris)

Kinney False Rhodesgrass (Two- Flower Trichloris)


Kinney False Rhodesgrass was originally collected near the town of Bracketville in Kinney County. False Rhodesgrass is also commonly known as Two-flower Trichloris.  False Rhodesgrass grows best on sand to sandy loam soils and can tolerate weekly saline soils and plays an important role in mixes formulated for range restoration and erosion control.

Used mainly in mixtures for range restoration. It has potential for use in pasture plantings, filter strips, erosion control plantings, and landscaping.

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Our Texas Natives are certified "Selected Texas Native Germplasm" by the Texas Department of Agriculture. Each variety is of a specific ecotype of its species that was locally sourced from counties in Texas.

Planting: Plant in early spring (can be planted in the fall in areas with few cool-season weeds) at a rate of 1 lb. pure live seed (PLS) per acre at 1/8 to 1/4 inch deep.

Soil: Sandy to sandy loam

Height: 1-2 feet

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Rio Grande Plains, Gulf Coast Prairies and Marshes, Rolling Plains