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Establishing Perennial Species Brochure


Native & Introduced Varieties

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  • Alkali Sacaton

    Alkali Sacaton


    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Sporobolus airoides Alkali Sacaton wis a native perennial large bunchgrass found in the western half of the U.S. Grows up to 20-60 inches tall, and found in nonsaline coarse, medium, and fine textures soils...

  • Big Bluestem Big Bluestem

    Big Bluestem

    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Andropogon gerardiiCultivars: Goldmine, Kaw, Pawnee, Native Big Bluestem will grow almost anywhere, under any conditions. Root systems that can extend up to 12 feet into the ground, give the plant its extraordinary...

  • Blue Grama Blue Grama

    Blue Grama

    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Bouteloua gracilisCultivars: Bad River, Hachita, Lovington, NativeHeight: 12-18 InchesSpread: 6-12 InchesUSDA Hardiness Zone: 4-7 Bouteloua gracilis: Blue Grama Grass is a major,...

  • Buffalograss (Range Quality)

    Buffalograss (Range Quality)

    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Buchloe dactyloidesCultivars: Sharp's Improved, TexokaHeight: 12-18 InchesSpread: 6-12 InchesUSDA Hardiness Zone: 4-7 Buffalo grass is a warm season grass and Buffalograss has superior...

  • Canada Wildrye Canada Wildrye

    Canada Wildrye

    Sold by the PLS pound   Botanical Name: Elymus canadensis   Canada Wildrye is a native perennial bunchgrass that grows to 4 feet with erect or arching culms and flat, wide (up to 0.8 inches), waxy green, pointed leaves that grow...

  • Creeping Foxtail (Coated)

    Creeping Foxtail (Coated)

    Sold by the bulk pound Creeping foxtail, Alopecurus arundinaceus is a large, long-lived, rhizomatous, sod-forming, perennial grass introduced from Eurasia. This seed is coated. Uses Grazing/livestock/pasture: Creeping foxtail is very well suited...

  • Eastern Gamagrass

    Eastern Gamagrass

    Sold by the PLS pound Eastern Gamagrass (Tripsacum Dactyloides) is a native perennial bunchgrass and a distant relative of corn. It is a long-lived (to 50 years), warm-season species native to most of the eastern half of the United States. It...

  • Green Sprangletop

    Green Sprangletop

    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Leptochloa Dubia Green Sprangletop, is a native, perennial warm season bunchgrass with fibrous roots. Mature plants are short-lived and average 2-5 feet in height. The leaf blade is 6-8 inches long and will be...

  • Intermediate Wheatgrass

    Intermediate Wheatgrass

    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Thinopyrum intermediumHeight: 36-48 inches  Intermediate Wheatgrass has fairly slow re-growth following clipping and is best adapted to single crop- haying situations (where rainfall patterns or...

  • Little Bluestem Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem


    Sold by the PLS pound Botanical Name: Schizachyrium ScopariumCultivars: Aldous, Blaze, Camper, Cimarron, NativeHeight: 24-36 InchesSpread: 12-15 InchesUSDA Hardiness Zone 5 - 9 Little Bluestem is a valuable summer forage grass in...

  • Meadow Brome

    Meadow Brome


    Meadow Brome (Bromus biebersteinii) is a little known, cool-season grass that is native to southwestern Asia. Original seeds were collected in Turkey in 1949, and further study was conducted at the Plant Introduction Station in Ames, Iowa. It was...

  • Orchardgrass Orchardgrass



    Sold by the PLS pound Orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata) is a cool season introduced perennial bunchgrass. Plants are 20-48 inches. It is one of the earliest grasses to initiate growth in the spring and makes tremendous growth during cool conditions. It...

  • Prairie Junegrass

    Prairie Junegrass

    Sold by the PLS pound Prairie junegrass is a native, perennial, cool season tufted bunchgrass found on rangelands, plains and open forestlands. Adaptation Prairie junegrass is cold, heat and drought tolerant and grows on rangeland meadows, plains,...

  • Prairie Sandreed

    Prairie Sandreed


    Sold by the PLS pound Prairie sandreed is a tall, coarse, stemmy, open, sod forming grass found on sandy soil sites in typically low precipitation zones. Its coarsely fibrous root system augmented by scaly, spreading rhizomes produces an effective sand...

  • Pubescent Wheatgrass

    Pubescent Wheatgrass


    Sold by the PLS pound Pubescent Wheatgrass is an introduced species of Wheatgrass, brought into the United States from Eurasia in 1934. It is a long-lived, sod-forming, cool-season grass that is closely related to Intermediate Wheatgrass, but is more...