Cool Season Grasses

The Species Production Guides for cool season grasses provide specific information about growing each of these species for seed production. 

A printable file (pdf) is also provided on each species page for those needing a print version.

This section is a work in progress. We will continue to add new species guides as they are completed.

  • Calamagrostis canadensis / bluejoint

  • Elymus canadensis / Canada wildrye 

  • Elymus villosus / hairy wildrye

  • Elymus virginicus / Virginia wildrye 

  • Festuca paradoxa / clustered fescue

  • Glyceria striata / fowl mannagrass

  • Hesperostipa spartea / porcupinegrass 

  • Koeleria macrantha / prairie Junegrass