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Needle & Thread Grass



A perennial, cool season, native bunchgrass growing 12 to 36” tall. It is without rhizomes, erect to ascending growing, and its seed has a sharp attachment point with beards near the point, and is very drought tolerant. It has adapted to excessively drained, sandy or gravelly soils and also to shallow or deep sandy loam, fine sandy loam, or even clays that are shallow to deep. It is widely distributed throughout the Western United States.