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Andropogon gerardii, 'Pawnee'
Big Bluestem, ‘Pawnee’

A warm season bunchgrass that is used for erosion control in sand and gravel pits, mine spoil and on roadsides; contributes to diversified biomass production; a high quality livestock forage; provides food and cover for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ANDGER04
Species Type: Native
Product Categories:

Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Blue nodes; yellow seedheads; foliage turns to colorful hues of brown in the winter.
Habitat: Riverbanks, roadsides, meadows, open woods, savannas, tallgrass prairies.
Bloom Period: July to October
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 10.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 20 in
pH: 5.5 – 8.0

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACU
Midwest: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 144,000
Seeding Rate: Please contact customer service for seeding rate information.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy

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Price: $13.20/lb (PLS)


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes




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