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Bouteloua gracilis - Blue Grama

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Item #: BOU02G
  • Seed Envelope   ($3.00)
  • 1 PLS Oz.   ($5.00)
  • 1 PLS Lb.   ($25.00)

One of the shorter of the warm season grasses this species reaches 18 inches in height.

Prefers well drained, low organic matter soils and is very drought tolerant, does not tolerate frequent flooding or shade.

Very palatable for livestock. Can be mowed if desired.


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 gracilis - Blue Grama

Flower Color: Green and Beige

Height: 1 to 2 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: July to September

Plant Type: Perennial

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies

Host Plant: Skippers

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