Needle and Thread
A short-lived, native bunchgrass that grows 1-3’ tall. Adapted to the 7-16” precipitation zone. Very drought tolerant and a good revegetation species for disturbed sites and blowout areas up to 8,500 ft in elevation. The long awns on mature plants can cause problems for grazing livestock. Widely distributed throughout the Western United States.
|Soil:||Sandy, Clay, Loam|
|Habitat:||Plains, Deserts, Prairies, Roadsides, Foothills, Ditch banks, Rangelands, Dry gravely slopes|
|Growth Habit:||Bunch grass|