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 generally reaches heights of 1 to 3 feet.
Preference is for dry soils, but can handle some seasonal moisture.
A great species to plant with Little Bluestem. Provides good habitat for game birds and other animals, often used by grazers.
Seed Envelopes contains approximately 0.02 ounces of seed and cover about 5 to 10 square feet.
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: Green, Red, Orange, Yellow
Height: 1 to 3 Feet
Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Time: June to September
Plant Type: Perennial
Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 15 Days
Attracts: Birds, Butterflies
Host Plant: Green Skipper Butterfly, Dotted Skipper Butterfly