Side-Oats Grama

Side-Oats Grama

Latin Name: Bouteloua curtipendula

Type: Grass/Sedge

Light: Sun

Moisture: Dry / Dry-Mesic / Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 2-3 feet

Color: Straw

Bloom Time: July / August

Description: This is a relatively low growing prairie grass. There are widely spaced, long, pale hairs along the edges of the leaves just above the stem. The flower clusters are in 2 rows, mainly along one side of the upper stem. The reddish orange of the flowers are quite showy.