Bouteloua curtipendula
(sideoats grama)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

‘Trailway’

Height: 24 – 36 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
very drought tolerant; seeds are fairly persistent


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
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Dec

Plant Form

warm-season native prairie grass; mound-forming with arching flower stems

Foliage

light green to blue-green; fine texture

Flowers

slender arching stems hold individual spikelets in June-July; seed resembles small oats, mostly arranged on one side of stem

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