Alkali Sacaton Sporobolus airoides This large warm-season perennial bunch grass is a great addition to seedings in arid or semi- arid regions of Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Alkali Sacaton is highly drought tolerant and requires low moisture levels. Great for stabilizing disturbed areas. It has a high salt tolerance and works well in restoring oil well pits. Source of food for wildlife. Survives on as little as 12" precipitation per year. Rangeland Seeding Rate 0.5 lbs / acre Height 2-4 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 7,000 sf Sand Clay Loam Caliche Native Grasses D-Paks cover 200 sq ft Item #2056 Arizona Cottontop Digitaria californica Rapidly establishes from seed. Very drought tolerant. White delicate cottontop seedheads offer beautiful display in mass plantings. Arizona Cottontop is grazed by cattle, horses, and sometimes by sheep and goats. It is most palatable when green. It cures well on the stem and provides dry forage for cattle. Beneficial qualities for wildlife including pronghorn antelope, mule deer, desert cottontail, whitethroat woodrat, javalina, scaled quail and many songbirds. Live roots available on p. 88 Rangeland Seeding Rate 3 lbs / acre Height 1-3 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 1,000 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X w Dry-Medium D-Pak $9 $79 / lb All day full sun Half day full sun, half day shade Sunlight Full Partial Dappled Shade X w b l Sunlight filtered through leaves Less than 2 hours of sun 74 Native American Seed • 325 446 3600 Item #2052 Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Medium-Dry D-Pak $9 $34 / lb photo by Sally and Andy Wasowski unless otherwise noted Item #2002 Big Bluestem Andropogon gerardii This 2-4 foot tall grass puts out a “turkey-foot” shaped seedhead to add an extra 2 feet to its height in the fall. The resulting 6-foot plant lives up to its reputation as “king of the prairie”. Big Bluestem thrives in deep soils 150 miles east and west of I-35 from the Gulf of Mexico to Canada. Forms a circular clump and sends roots down as deep as 12 feet into the soil. Like an ancient sequoia tree, 30' diameter colonies have been seen. Live roots available on p. 88 Rangeland Seeding Rate 8 lbs / acre Height 3-6 feet w/seedhead Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 400 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Moist D-Pak $9 1-9 lbs $22.50 / lb 10-49 lbs $22.25 / lb 50+ lbs $22 / lb NEW