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Big Bluestem



A perennial, warm season, native tufted, sod-forming grass. It is tall, reaching a height of 6 to 8 feet on most sites when left ungrazed. It has short, scaly rhizomes and seed heads that normally have 3 spikelets that appear like a ‘turkey foot.’ Occurring from the short grass prairie region to the Atlantic Ocean. Varieties: Bison | Bonilla | Champ | Kaw | Pawnee