Bouteloua curtipendula, Butte

Sideoats Grama, Butte

Fast-emerging warm season bunchgrass; used in 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.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Sideoats Grama, Butte
  • Species Type:
    Native
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  • Characteristics:
    Narrow leaves form a curly mass of bunchy sod.
  • Habitat:
    Dry woods, dry calcareous clearings, dry prairies, sandhills.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Typical Height:
    3.0 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    5.5 – 8.5
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    Low
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    159,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 7 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$31.20/lb

Description

The native wildflowers and some grasses provide a gorgeous display of color from spring to fall. Designed for upland sites with well-drained soils and full sun to semi-shaded areas; ideal for attracting butterflies and hummingbirds. 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/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Purple, Red, White, Yellow

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Perennial

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