Bouteloua curtipendula, Butte
Sideoats Grama, Butte
A fast-emerging warm season bunchgrass for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for surface mine revegetation, erosion control and as a warm season companion crop; high winter forage value for wildlife and livestock.
General Product Information:
Item Number: BOUCUR02
Species Type: Native
Forage & Pasture Sites, Grasses & Grass-like Species, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Narrow leaves form a curly mass of bunchy sod.
Habitat: Serpentine barrens, dry calcareous clearings, dry prairies, sandhills, other dry rocky or sandy soils.
Bloom Period: July to September
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.5 – 8.5
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 159,000
Seeding Rate: Expect to apply about 10 lb per acre. When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 5.0% and not more than 50.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy