When Does Western Wheatgrass Go Dormant?

A cool season grass, western wheatgrass has two dormancy periods. After sprouting and growing between April and June, it sets seeds in July before entering summer dormancy in August. Growth resumes as temperatures cool in fall before the plants enter winter dormancy between November and March.

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