Order Online • www.seedsource.com 79 GRASSES Item #2048 Purpletop Tridens flavus A smooth, glossy green grass with characteristic purple seed heads found in the eastern regions of the country. Does best in acidic soil that is poor in nutrients and is well drained. Good for erosion control and revegetation in disturbed areas, with a native range from Texas to Nebraska, all the way to the eastern seaboard. A highly sought-after forage grass and once established, forms dense coverage that helps keep weeds and brush at bay. Rangeland Seeding Rate 11 lbs / acre Height 2-5 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 1500 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X w b l Medium Moist D-Pak $9 $43.00 / lb Item #2055 Red Three-Awn Aristida purpurea var. longiseta A native cool-season perennial grass. This grass establishes easily under adverse conditions and protects soil against erosion until later climax species of grasses take over. Red Three- Awn growth starts in early spring from seed. This threeawn is a good seed producer. The seedlings are vigorous. It grows readily on areas, such as old abandoned fields, oil-well locations, road cuts and cattle round-up grounds. Beautiful red colored awns! Height 6-20 inches Available in d-paks only Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Medium D-Pak $9 Item # 2024 Sand Dropseed Sporobolus cryptandrus A perennial warm-season grass that grows in relatively small tufts or bunches, Sand Dropseed reproduces from small seeds and tillers. Seedheads appear around September. Commonly found on sandy, rocky and silty soils areas of the southern Great Plains across Texas and New Mexico and up through Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado. Moves in quickly on undisturbed areas. Nutritious grains have been used as food by Native Americans. Rangeland Seeding Rate 1 lb / acre Height 1-4 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 10,000 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Moist D-Pak $9 1-9 lbs $10.50 / lb 10-49 lbs $10.25 / lb 50+ lbs $10 / lb Item #2009 Sand Lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes This bunchgrass produces a deep, dense root system. Grows best on sandy soils in the 18- 35” rain belt, but can be planted on heavier soils. Begins its growth several weeks before other warm-season grasses, and is therefore an important food source for grazing animals. Seedheads are loose and open, standing 2 feet above the grass in early fall. Reproduces by seeds and roots, prefers full sun. Rangeland Seeding Rate 2 lbs / acre Height 1-2 feet Lawn & Garden Seeding 1 lb / 5,000 sf Soil Type Sunlight Soil Moisture Sand Loam Clay Caliche Full Partial Dappled Shade > > > > X Dry-Moist D-Pak $9