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Little Bluestem



A slow growing perennial, warm season, native bunchgrass reaching a height from 18” in dry areas to 3 to 5 feet in deep in fertile soils. It displays coarse stems and basal leaves are greenish-blue to purplish in color, and grows on a wide variety of soils, but is very well adapted to well- drained, medium to dry, infertile high salinity soils. Resistant to trampling and fair forage it is very palatable for livestock, deer, and elk and suitable for hay. Distributed throughout the United States. Varieties: Aldous | Blaze| Camper| Cimmaron| Pastura