Order Online • www.seedsource.com 77 GRASSES Inland Sea Oats Chasmanthium latifolium Shade-loving cool season, almost evergreen perennial grass with wide leaves. Excellent ornamental grass with distinct and attractive chevron seedheads. Often found thriving along creeks and riverbanks in woodland areas, salt tolerant. Highly palatable to livestock, but can be easily grazed out. One of the few native grasses that grow well in moist and shady areas. Also in Shade-Friendly Grass Mix p. 12 Rangeland Seeding Rate 12 lbs / acre Height 1-3 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 1,100 sf Item #2013 Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > b l Medium Moist D-Pak $9 Available in Mixes: Caliche Mix (p 61), Dam Slope Mix (p 66), Midway Mix (p 52), Scorched Earth Mix (p 62) Halls Panicum Panicum hallii Widely distributed, fast growing, drought tolerant - often first to establish after a disturbance such as wildfire or drought. Leaf blades artisticly curl into little spirals when dry. Good for grazing. Whispy stems produce abundant seeds throughout the growing season, nutritious for song and game birds. This small bunchgrass is commonly found in mixed shortgrass prairies. Height 4-20 inches Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X w Dry-Medium Item #2006 Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans Once a dominant prairie grass, Indiangrass puts out dramatic golden plume-like seedheads on 2-foot stalks from September to November. Endures extreme drought and grows best in sand, loam and clay soils of bottomlands and the lower slopes of hills, in many regions from Canada to Mexico. Larval food source for butterflies, food & cover for turkeys. Excellent for grazing. Live roots available on p. 88 Rangeland Seeding Rate 6 lbs / acre Height 3-4 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 550 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Moist D-Pak $9 1-9 lbs $17 / lb 10-49 lbs $16.75 / lb 50+ lbs $16.50 / lb 50 sf Hooded Windmill Grass Chloris cucullata Named for Chloris, Greek goddess of flowers, associated with spring new growth. Produces copious and attractive blooms from May through October. Early successional species. Ideal for restoration plantings. Larval host plant for branded skipper moth & satyr butterfly. Provides fair grazing for livestock. Found in good quality quail habitat, from the Edwards Plateau, legendary genetics. Rangeland Seeding Rate 2 lbs / acre Height 1-3 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 5,000 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > X w Medium-Moist D-Pak $9 $79 / lb Item #2054