Acceptable Soil Types:
Acceptable Soil conditions:AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche
Reproduction & Growth
Best Suited for these Site conditions:ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat
Warning!enhances fire, toxic for some animals and tends to be weedy
NOTES:Drill seed ¼ to ½ inch deep in a clean, weed-free seedbed. Two to 9 pounds of Pure Live Seed per acre have been recommended for establishment under irrigation, and half this recommended rates for dry land plantings.
Citations:Thornberg 1982, Schuster 1964, Sackett et al. 1996