Sideoats Grama – Bouteloua curtipendula
$13.00 - $23.00 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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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.