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Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

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Schizachyrium scoparium or Little Bluestem is a native warm season bunch grass growing to a height of 3 to 5 feet.

It is one of the best grasses for nesting habitat for grassland bird species. Seeds are consumed by upland game birds and songbirds as well.

It has been known to spread rhizomatously. It grows best in full sun on well drained mesic to dry sites.

It is the larval host or nectar source for Dusted Skipper, Indian Skipper, Crossline Skipper and Ottoe Skipper butterflies.

Found throughout the United States and Canada.

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.

Schizachyrium scoparium - Little Bluestem

Flower Color: Blue, Green, Red and Gold

Height: 3 to 5 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun

Soil Hydrology: Dry to Mesic Soils

Bloom Time: August to September

Plant Type: Perennial

Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 30 Days

Attracts: Birds, Butterflies, Native Bees

Host Plant: Ottoe Skipper, Indian Skipper, Crossline Skipper, Dusted Skipper, Cobweb Butterfly, Dixie Skipper

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