Thunder Turf p 55 Item #2047 Black Grama Bouteloua eriopoda This native grass is found throughout the arid and semi-arid areas of West Texas and into California. Extremely tolerant of drought conditions in challenging soil types and thrives on as little as 7 inches of rainfall per year. Typically growing up to 6" tall, this important western grass species historically served as a primary source of forage and cover for wildlife over an extensive range. Rangeland Seeding Rate 3 lbs / acre Height 6 inches / seedheads 1-2 feet Available in mixes & d-paks only Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > X Dry-Medium photo by Paul Cox, Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center D-Pak $9 GRASSES Order Online • www.seedsource.com 75 Blue Grama Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama is a 3-6 inch short grass that requires just 7 inches of water per year. If left unmowed during the flowering period, the grass produces a beautiful 10-inch seed stem. Excellent stands can readily be established from seed. Used as a water-conserving grass because of its wide adaptation to all soil types, including thin or alkaline soils. Excellent lawn grass in sunny areas when combined with Buffalograss or Curly Mesquite (p.55 for Turf kits). Rangeland Seeding Rate 10 lbs / acre Height 3-6 inches Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 400 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X w Dry-Medium Item #2008 D-Pak $9 1-9 lbs $17.70 / lb 10-49 lbs $17.45 / lb 50+ lbs $17.20 / lb Buffalograss Buchloe dactyloides A 5-8 inch short, sod-forming grass. Lives on as little as 12 inches of water per year, spreading by seed and surface runners. Buffalograss has no natural diseases or pests, does not respond to fertilizer, and withstands extreme heat or cold. Found from Minnesota and Montana down to Mexico, thriving in all types of soils. The environmentally responsible alternative to Bermuda or St. Augustine. Also see Native Sun Turf or Thunder Turf p.55 Rangeland Seeding Rate 24 lbs / acre Height 5-8 inches Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 350 sf Item #2001 Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Moist D-Pak $9 1-9 lbs $15.15 / lb 10-49 lbs $14.50 / lb 50+ lbs $13 / lb D-pak / 25 - 50 sf