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Sideoats Grama
Scientific Name: Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.
Family: Poaceae
Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)
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Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset:
USDA: 4 to 9

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Canada to Argentina

Growth Habits: Perennial bunchgrass, 1.5 to 2.5 feet tall (45-75 cm), 1.5 to 2 feet in spread (45-60 cm), foliage turns brown in the fall.

Watering Needs: Low water use

Propagation: Seeds, self sows

The sideoats grama can be used as a turfgrass and mowed

Blooming Habits:
Spikelets hanging down with feathery stigmas and red anthers, in summer. They can be used in dry flowers compositions.

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