Sideoats Grass, Sideoats Grama Bouteloua curtipendula

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Bouteloua curtipendula

Family:

Poaceae

Genus:

Bouteloua

Species:

curtipendula

Common Name:

Sideoats Grass, Sideoats Grama

Seeds Per Pound:
378,333
Quantity:
5.92 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
641
Germination:
80%
Germination Test Type:
estimate
Purity:
96%
Height:
12-40 inches
Collection Locale:
Iowa
Crop Year:
2019
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 5.92 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
0.00
10 g
10.50
1 oz
13.95
1 lb
39.50
1 kg
78.00
Growing Info:
Scarification: none required.
Stratification: none required.
Germination: sow seed 1/8" deep , tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
Other: expect germination in 10 days @ 70-85 degrees F, it will take longer if cooler.
In a Nutshell:
* Bouteloua curtipendula , commonly known as Sideoats Grama , is a perennial short prairie grass that is native throughout the temperate and tropical New World , from Canada south to Argentina .
* The foliage is blue green in color and has bright purple flowers.
* The small oat-like seeds develop on the side of the stalk.
* It is a warm-season grass growing 30-100 cm (12-40 inches) tall, and grows well on mountainous plateaus, rocky slopes, and sandy plains.
* The grass is also drought- and cold-tolerant and is hardy in zones 4-9.
* It is considered a good foraging grass for livestock and is also good for erosion control. more...
* A pasture grass occurring widely throughout the Western Hemisphere more...