Rescuegrass

LATIN NAME
Bromus catharticus

LONGEVITY
Annual

SEASON
Cool

ORIGIN
Introduced

DETAILS
• This “weedy” annual grass is one of the first grasses to green up on many sites in late winter.
• Earned its common name by coming to the rescue of stockmen following winter when forage was in short supply.
• Will generally provide good grazing up until the end of May.
• Adapted to a variety of soil textures.

QUALITY TRAITS

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