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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Turf

[search terms: turf grass, turfgrass, lawn, turf]

 

Poa pratensis

Kentucky Bluegrass, Smooth Meadow-Grass, Common Meadow-Grass, Spreading Bluegrass

13.68

Agrostis palustris

Creeping Bentgrass, Creeping Bent, Fiorin, Spreading Bent, Carpet Bentgrass, Redtop

8.63

Agrostis stolonifera

Creeping Bentgrass, Creeping Bent, Fiorin, Spreading Bent, Carpet Bentgrass, Redtop

8.32

Cynodon transvaalensis

African Dogstooth Grass

7.91

Zoysia japonica

Korean Lawngrass

7.62

Cynodon dactylon

Bermudagrass, Durva Grass, Dhoob, Bermuda Grass, Bermudagrass, Dubo, Dog's Tooth Grass, Bahama Grass, Devil's Grass, Couch Grass, Indian Doab, Arugampul, Grama, Scutch Grass

5.19

Stenotaphrum secundatum

St. Augustine Grass

4.72

Festuca arundinacea

Tall Fescue

4.03

Paspalum vaginatum

Seashore Paspalum, Biscuit Grass, Saltwater Couch, Silt Grass, Swamp Couch, Grama De Costa, Grama De Mar, Gramilla Blanca, Gramón, Herbe Rampante, Hai Que Bai

3.96

Bouteloua dactyloides

Buffalograss, Buffalo Grass

2.95

Zoysia matrella

Manila Grass

2.50

Poa annua

Annual Bluegrass, Annual Meadow Grass

2.40

Eremochloa ophiuroides

Centipede Grass

2.05

Festuca rubra

Chewing's Fescue, Creeping Red Fescue, Red Fescue, Richardson's Fescue

1.80

Lolium perenne

Italian Ryegrass, English Ryegrass, Winter Ryegrass, Perennial Ryegrass

1.65

Zoysia tenuifolia

Mascarene Grass

1.47

Poa arachnifera

Texas Bluegrass

1.04

Agrostis canina

Velvet Bentgrass, Brown Bent, Velvet Bent

0.62

Poa supina

Supine Bluegrass, Creeping Meadow-Grass

0.62

Racomitrium ericoides

Racomitrium Moss, Dense Fringe-Moss

0.53

Festuca longifolia

 

0.50

Paspalum notatum

Bahiagrass, Common Bahia, Pensacola Bahia

0.46

Pennisetum clandestinum

Kikuyugrass, Kikuyu Grass

0.39

Festuca ovina

Sheep Fescue

0.34

Dactyloctenium australe

Durban Grass

0.31

Cynodon magennisii

Magennis' Dogstooth Grass

0.28

Sporobolus vaginiflorus

Ozark Dropseed, Poverty Dropseed

0.28

Erioneuron pilosum

Hairy Woollygrass, Hairy Tridens

0.27

Carex ramenskii

Ramensk's Sedge, Ramenski's Sedge

0.26

Agrostis capillaris

Colonial Bentgrass, Common Bent, Colonial Bent, Browntop

0.26

Puccinellia distans

Hauptian Alkaligrass, Weeping Alkali Grass, European Alkali Grass, Weeping Alkaligrass

0.25

Agrostis idahoensis

Idaho Bentgrass, Idaho Bent Grass

0.25

Schedonorus phoenix

Tall Fescue

0.24

Poa trivialis

Rough Bluegrass, Rough-Stalked Meadow-Grass

0.22

Zoysia macrantha

 

0.17

Puccinellia phryganodes

Creeping Alkaligrass, Cushioned Saltmarsh Grass, Creeping Alkali Grass, Jointed Alkaligrass

0.16

Puccinellia airoides

Nuttall's Alkali Grass

0.16

Racomitrium lanuginosum

Racomitrium Moss, Woolly Fringe-Moss, Hoary Rock-Moss, Woolly Moss

0.15

Koeleria macrantha

Prairie Junegrass, Crested Hair-Grass

0.15

Juncus haenkei

Haenke's Rush, Thaddäus Haenke 'S Rush

0.14

Axonopus fissifolius

Common Carpetgrass, Caratao Grass, Common Carpet Grass, Louisiana Grass, Mat Grass, Narrow-Leaved Carpet Grass, Durrington Grass

0.14

Sphagnum balticum

Baltic Sphagnum

0.14

Sphagnum fuscum

Sphagnum

0.12

Erigeron myosotis

 

0.12

Hilaria belangeri

 

0.12

Bouteloua hirsuta

Hairy Grama

0.11

Eurhynchium praelongum

Eurhynchium Moss, Common Feather-Moss

0.11

Potentilla paradoxa

Paradox Cinquefoil, Bushy Cinquefoil

0.10

Bouteloua rigidiseta

Texas Grama

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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