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Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun
Type: Warm season, perennial bunchgrass.
Suggested Uses: Like the Blue Grama, Hairy Grama’s inflorescence and seed heads look like eyelashes or an upside-down eyebrow. One distinguishing characteristic from the Blue Grama is a needle-like projection at the end of the seed head. It grows best on sandy and gravelly soils and is an excellent grass for the upland prairie or shoreline restoration project!
Native Range: Native to the Great Plains and Southwest U.S. Native throughout Minnesota except for the Northeast.
Wildlife: This grass, along with the other Grama grasses, provides nesting material for birds. It is also a host plant for a few species of skipper butterflies.
More Information: USDA PLANT profile