Little Bluestem Seed, CT Ecotype, Schizachyrium scoparium Seed, CT Ecotype
Schizachyrium scoparium, CT Ecotype

Little Bluestem, CT Ecotype

Long-lived bunchgrass; dense roots can grow to 8' deep; good for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for erosion control on droughty sites; provides summer forage for livestock; source of food and cover for wildlife; grows with open exposed surfaces that host ground nesting pollinators.

General Product Information
  • Species:
    Little Bluestem, CT Ecotype
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Characteristics:
    Purplish seedheads.
  • Habitat:
    Old fields, roadsides, riverside prairies, open woods, slopes, meadows.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Typical Height:
    4.4 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    12 in
  • pH:
    5.0 – 8.4
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FACU
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FACU
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    High
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    241,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 6 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy

$21.60/lb

Description

Long-lived bunchgrass; dense roots can grow to 8′ deep; good for upland meadows where sight lines are important; used for erosion control on droughty sites; provides summer forage for livestock; source of food and cover for wildlife; grows with open exposed surfaces that host ground nesting pollinators.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms
FoliageColor

Grayish-green

IndicatorRegion1

FACU

IndicatorRegion2

FACU

IndicatorRegion3

FACU

IndicatorRegion4

FACU

LifeCycle

Perennial

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