Ryegrass

Scientific Name: Lolium perenne

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Taxonomy of Perennial Ryegrass

 Kingdom   Plantae
 Subkingdom  Tracheobionta
 Superdivision  Spermatophyta
 Division   Magnoliophyta
 Class     Lillosida
 Subclass    Commelinidae
 Order   Cyperales
 Family        Poaceae
 Genus             Lolium
 Species     perenne

Plant Characterisics of Perennial Ryegrass

Height
Growth habit sod forming
Bloom period late spring
Sun requirement full sun to shade
Leaf foilage color green
Seeds per pound
Minimum soil temperature for germination
Soil pH range
Planting Rate
Planting Depth
Planting Season Late summer, early fall 

Uses of Perennial Ryegrass

Livestock:

Soil stabilization:

Commercially Available Cultivars of Perennial Ryegrass