Scientific Name: Agrostis stolonifera Form: Vase
Common Name:creeping bentgrass Texture:Fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Arching
Plant Type: Poales (grass-like) Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.1 - 0.2m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Europe, Central / west Asia Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Linear, Serrulate
Flowers: Spikelet, Brown, Red, Aug- Jul
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Golf green, Green roof technology
Key ID Features:Leaf vernation rolled, blades 1.5-2.5 mm, soft, flat, tapering, stiff, adpressed, pointed, canoe-shaped tips, prominent veins on the upper sides of leaf blades finely toothed margins… auricles absent…ligule white, 1-3 mm…rhizomes present…stolons thin, long, near ground surface… culms round in section with closed sheath…thatchy, dense, non-tuft habit in lawns.