Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

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Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Side-oats Grama is named for the way the flowers' seeds hang on one side of the culm or stem.

A short grass by prairie standards, it reaches generally heights of 1 to 3 feet.

Preference is for dry soils, as can handle seasonal moisture.

A great species to plant with Little Bluestem. Provides good habitat for game birds and other animals, often used by grazers.

What is Stratification?

PLS=Pure Live Seed

Pure Live Seed is a measure of viable seed stated as a percentage. It is the product of total germination times purity.

Example: 96% Germination x 93% Purity = 89% PLS

All our native warm season grasses and seed mixes are sold PLS

Flower Color: Red, Orange and Yellow

Height: 1-3 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Wet Soils

Bloom Time: June to September

Plant Type: Perennial

Stratification: CM 15 Days

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies

Host Plant: Green Skipper Butterfly, Dotted Skipper Butterfly