Buffalo Grass

Bouteloua Dactyloides

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
Moderate

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
Alkaline

Location

Min elevation:
2000
Max elevation:
6200
Counties: 
Cochise
Coconino
Gila

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
Moderate
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
Moist Soil
Reproduction: 
High
Establishment: 
Moderate

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbance
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations: