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Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

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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?

Seed Envelopes contain 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

Bouteloua curtipendula - Side-oats Grama

Flower Color: Red, Orange and Yellow

Height: 2-4 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Wet Soils

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

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