Acomastylis rossii (R. Br.) Greene ssp. turbinata (Rydb.) W.A. Weber

Scientific Name: Acomastylis rossii (R. Br.) Greene ssp. turbinata (Rydb.) W.A. Weber

Classification: Plantae/ Tracheobionta / Spermatophyta / Magnoliophyta / Magnoliopsida / Rosidae / Rosales / Rosaceae / Geum L./ Acomastylis rossii (R. Br.) Greene ssp. turbinata (Rydb.) W.A. Weber

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General Information
Usda SymbolACROT
Life CyclePerennial
Growth HabitsForb/herb
Native LocationsACROT

Plant Guide

Use a soil moisture meter to monitor the soil moisture where Acomastylis rossii (R. Br.) Greene ssp. turbinata (Rydb.) W.A. Weber is planted.

Plant Traits

Growth Requirements

Temperature, Minimum (°F)26
Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsNo
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceNone
Cold Stratification RequiredYes
Drought ToleranceHigh
Fertility RequirementLow
Fire ToleranceLow
Frost Free Days, Minimum80
Hedge ToleranceMedium
Moisture UseLow
pH, Maximum5.6
pH, Minimum4.5
Planting Density per Acre, Maxim4800
Planting Density per Acre, Minim2700
Precipitation, Maximum19
Precipitation, Minimum10
Root Depth, Minimum (inches)3
Salinity ToleranceNone
Shade ToleranceIntermediate


After Harvest Regrowth RateRapid
Shape and OrientationErect
Nitrogen FixationNone
Resprout AbilityNo
Active Growth PeriodSpring
C:N RatioLow
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Fire ResistantYes
Flower ColorYellow
Flower ConspicuousYes
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerPorous
Foliage TextureFine
Low Growing GrassNo
Leaf RetentionNo
Known AllelopathNo
Height, Mature (feet)0.4
Growth RateRapid
Growth FormRhizomatous
Fruit/Seed ConspicuousNo
Fruit/Seed ColorBlack
Foliage Porosity WinterPorous


Vegetative Spread RateModerate
Small GrainNo
Seedling VigorHigh
Seed Spread RateRapid
Seed per Pound350000
Fruit/Seed PersistenceNo
Propagated by TubersNo
Propagated by SprigsNo
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by CormNo
Propagated by ContainerYes
Propagated by BulbNo
Propagated by Bare RootYes
Fruit/Seed Period EndFall
Fruit/Seed Period BeginSummer
Fruit/Seed AbundanceHigh
Commercial AvailabilityNo Known Source
Bloom PeriodSummer
Propagated by CuttingsNo


Veneer ProductNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Protein PotentialMedium
Post ProductNo
Palatable HumanYes
Palatable Graze AnimalLow
Palatable Browse AnimalLow
Nursery Stock ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Lumber ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Berry/Nut/Seed ProductNo
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