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Bouteloua curtipendula, 'Butte' (Sideoats Grama, 'Butte') whole plant/field shot
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Bouteloua curtipendula, 'Butte'
Sideoats Grama, ‘Butte’

A hardy warm season grass 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
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A fast emerging rhizomatous bunchgrass; reproduces only by seed; 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 3.2 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 12 in
pH: 5.5 – 8.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: Low

Seed Information:

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

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Price: $10.00/lb


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