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Bouteloua gracilis, 'Bad River' (Blue Grama, 'Bad River') whole plant/field shot
Bouteloua gracilis, 'Bad River' (Blue Grama, 'Bad River') seed

Bouteloua gracilis, 'Bad River'
Blue Grama, ‘Bad River’

Used in dry highway medians, recreation area plantings and in pure stands for erosion control; provides food for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: BOUGRA01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Fast-emerging warm season bunchgrass.
Habitat: Dry prairies, sandhills.
Bloom Period: May to June
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Height: Up to 2.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 6.6 – 8.4

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: High
Salt: Moderate

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 710,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 75.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $11.00/lb (PLS)

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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