Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Type: Warm-season, perennial, bunch grass
Suggested Uses: Sand Dropseed does best in sandy soil. This drought tolerant species is easily established and can be used for erosion control at a variety of sites. It can be found along roadsides and in open fields.
Native Range: Native throughout the U.S. except the South. Native throughout most of Minnesota.
Wildlife Value: Its seeds provide food for small mammals and birds, such as the bobwhite quail.
More information: USDA plant profile
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