Sideoats Grama – Bouteloua curtipendula

$17.00 - $34.00 lb

Side-Oats Grama is used in erosion control and livestock and wildlife forage production. This range grass species grows in sandy to clay textured soils while being relatively drought tolerant. Side-Oat Grama will reach a height of 3’ when mature and can be found in forests, rocky slopes, and other woodlands in much of U.S. and Canada.

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Plant Information

Common Name: Sideoats Grama

Scientific Name: Bouteloua curtipendula

Varieties: Butte, Pierre, El Reno

  • Butte: Butte offers, high fire tolerance, slightly higher salinity tolerance, mid-summer bloom, high seedling vigor, and slow vegetative spread rate when compared to side-oat grama.
  • El Reno: El Reno is a mid-summer bloom compared to a mid-spring bloom. El Reno also presents high seed abundance and high seedling vigor.

Mature Height: 1′-3′

Soil Moisture: Medium to Dry

Seeding Rate: 9

Planting Instructions: Site preparation is vital for allowing your seed to make clean contact with the soil, allowing for successful and uniform germination. Start with a clean, firm, weed-free seedbed to allow for uniform seed placement and an increased chance for faster establishment.



Multiple Regions

Every acre is different and our goal is to help you know what works best in your area. This 'Growing Regions' section showcases where this species works best. If you have any questions on product placement, feel free to contact our experts and we will help!

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