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Bouteloua gracilis, Bad River
Blue Grama, Bad River

A fast-emerging warm season bunchgrass; 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
Habitat: Dry prairies, sandhills.
Bloom Period: June to August
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: 724,000
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: $24.00/lb (PLS)

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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