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Tall Wheatgrass



A perennial, cool season, introduced bunchgrass that grows 3 to 7 feet tall. It is a tall, coarse, late-maturing grass that is especially tolerant of saline or alkali soils and adapted to either irrigated or sub-irrigated. It prefers soils with a high water table. Used in wildlife plantings where it is tall, persistent, bunchy growth provides nesting sites and cover for upland gamebirds. Occurring in the in the Rocky Mountain region from north New Mexico to Canada. Varieties: Alkar | Jose | Largo | Platte