Limpograss (Hemarthria altissima) Overview and Management
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Newman, Yoana, Joao Vendramini, Lynn E. Sollenberger, and Ken Quesenberry. 2009. “Limpograss (Hemarthria Altissima) Overview and Management: SSAGR320/AG330, 8/2009”. EDIS 2009 (7). Gainesville, FL.


SS-AGR-320, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by Yoana Newman, Joao Vendramini, Lynn E. Sollenberger, and Ken Quesenberry, describes this warm-season perennial grass that is well adapted to flatwoods sites in Florida — history and released cultivars, yield, nutritive values, animal performance, planting, management, utilization, and insects and plant diseases. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, August 2009.

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