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Sand Dropseed

Sporobolus cryptandrus, native

  • Long-lived, warm season perennial
  • Common in the shortgrass prairies
  • Not palatable to livestock or wildlife
  • Very prolific seed producer
  • Extremely drought tolerant
  • Slow to establish

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Characteristics Table
Growth HabitBunchgrass
Flood TolerancePoor
Drought ToleranceExcellent
Salt ToleranceGood
Soil PHNeutral
Soil TypeCoarse to Medium
Approx. Seeds/lb5,298,000
Canopy Mature Height25-100 cm

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