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Xerophyllum tenax

Indian Basket Grass and Bear Grass.

Bear Grass grows in open slopes from Monterey to Montana. In Monterey Bear Grass grows right near the coast, but Xerophyllum can grow up to 6000 feet in the mountains.

Xerophyllum tenax tolerates sand.

Xerophyllum tenax's foliage color is green and type is stressdeciduous.
Xerophyllum tenax's flower color is white.

Communities for Xerophyllum tenax:Closed-cone Pine Forest, Mixed-evergreen Forest, Northern Coastal Sage Scrub and Yellow Pine Forest.

ph: 4.00 to 6.50
usda: 5 to 9
height[m]: 1.00 to 2.00
width[m]: 1.00 to 2.00
rainfall[cm]: 50.00 to 80.00

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