Warm season, drought tolerant, long-lived, stoloniferous perennial adapted to well-drained sandy and gravelly soils throughout the Southwest deserts. Black grama is considered the climax type of some Southwest rangelands and an important forage grass over much of the drier desert grassland range of the Southwest. Highly palatable; however, it does not tolerate heavy grazing pressure.Contact Our Experts
13 - 24 in.
SodformerNative or Introduced:
2 - 3 PLS lbs/Acre
9.70 lbs.Seeds per Pound:
Lower growing and less erect than Sonora black grama strains. This variety is a high forage producer with good seedling vigor and disease resistance. Inherently, Black grama is not a good seed producer. (Released 1971, source of ecotype: Socorro County, near Socorro, NM)
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