Bouteloua gracilis
(blue grama)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

‘Hachita’

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  15 inches


Location: Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
will self-seed to form low maintenance turf


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.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

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Plant Form

warm-season native prairie bunchgrass

Foliage

slender, slightly curled leaves, blue-green color; tan fall color; fine texture

Flowers

thin wiry stems hold flowers and seeds above foliage; inflorescence resembles small comb or moustache; turning to straw in fall and fairly persistent

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