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Buffalo Grass

Bouteloua dactyloides, native

  • Warm season perennial
  • Short grass
  • Resistant to drought, heat and cold
  • Palatable to deer
  • Use in low traffic areas
  • Used for erosion control
  • Soft blue-green colour
  • Spreads easily via stolons

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Characteristics Table
Growth HabitRhizomatous
Flood TolerancePoor
Drought ToleranceExcellent
Salt ToleranceFair
Soil PHNeutral to Basic
Soil TypeMedium to Moderately Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb56,000
Canopy Mature Height5-13 cm

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