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Characteristics

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Engelmannia peristenia (Raf.) Goodman & C.A. Lawson
Engelmann's daisy
ENPE4
Cultivar: Eldorado

Summary
Duration PR Federal T/E Status
Growth Habit FB   National Wetland Indicator
Native Status L48 (N)      
 
Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring and Fall   Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Slow   Growth Form Bunch
Bloat None   Growth Rate Moderate
C:N Ratio Medium   Height at Base Age, Maximum
Coppice Potential No   Height at Maturity 4.0
Fall Conspicuous Yes   Known Allelopath No
Fire Resistant No   Leaf Retention No
Flower Color Orange   Lifespan Moderate
Flower Conspicuous No   Low Growing Grass No
Foliage Color Green   Nitrogen Fixation None
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate   Resprout Ability No
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous   Shape and Orientation Erect
Foliage Texture Coarse   Toxicity None
Fruit/Seed Color Brown      
 
Growth Requirements
Adapted To Coarse Textured Soils No   Moisture Use Medium
Adapted To Medium Textured Soils Yes   pH, Minimum 6.5
Adapted To Fine Textured Soils Yes   pH, Maximum 7.5
Anaerobic Tolerance None   Planting Density Per Acre, Minimum
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium   Planting Density Per Acre, Maximum
Cold Stratification Required No   Precipitation, Minimum 13
Drought Tolerance Medium   Precipitation, Maximum 35
Fertility Requirement Medium   Root Depth, Minimum 20
Fire Tolerance Low   Salinity Tolerance Low
Frost Free Days, Minimum 100   Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Hedge Tolerance None   Temperature, Minimum (°F) -3
 
Reproduction
Bloom Period Spring   Propagated By Cuttings No
Commercial Availability Routinely Available   Propagated By Seed Yes
Fruit/Seed Abundance Low   Propagated By Sod No
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring   Propagated By Sprigs No
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer   Propagated By Tubers No
Fruit/Seed Persistence No   Seed Per Pound 58000
Propagated By Bare Root No   Seed Spread Rate Rapid
Propagated By Bulbs No   Seedling Vigor Medium
Propagated By Container No   Small Grain No
Propagated By Corms No   Vegetative Spread Rate None
 
Suitibility/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No   Palatable Browse Animal High
Christmas Tree Product No   Palatable Graze Animal High
Fodder Product Yes   Palatable Human No
Fuelwood Product   Post Product No
Lumber Product No   Protein Potential High
Naval Store Product No   Pulpwood Product No
Nursery Stock Product No   Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 05/29/2020 03:37 AM CDT