Little Bluestem, 'Itasca', MN Ecotype, Schizachyrium scoparium, 'Itasca', MN Ecotype seed
Schizachyrium scoparium, 'Itasca', MN Ecotype

Little Bluestem, ‘Itasca’, MN Ecotype

Long-lived bunchgrass; dense roots can grow to 8' deep; good for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for erosion control on droughty sites; provides summer forage for livestock; source of food and cover for wildlife; grows with open exposed surfaces that host ground nesting pollinators.

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General Product Information
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FACU
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FACU
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    241,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Up to 6 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$16.80/lb

Description

Plateau is a registered, non-restricted herbicide product from BASF, recommended in areas where undesirable weeds or grasses prevent successful establishment of wildflowers and native grasses. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Fall, Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Blue, Purple, White, Yellow

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