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.
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