Alkali Sacaton

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A bunchgrass that grows between 1-3’ tall. It occurs normally in areas with precipitation above 8”, and is found in all of the western states from 2,500ft up to 8,000ft in elevation. Makes fair hay when cut during or before flowering. It is tolerant of both drought and periodic flooding. Deep densely fibrous root system that responds well to irrigation and is resistant to erosion.

Latin Name

Sporobolus airoides

Habitats

Foothills, Roadsides, Valleys

Soils

Sandy

Origin

Native

Life Span

Perennial

Season

Warm

Forage

Good forage for cattle and horses, poor forage for sheep and wild life

Seedling Rate

Small Areas: 1 – 2 lbs. per 1000 sq feet Larger Areas: 5 – 10 lbs. per acre drilled 10 – 15 lbs. per acre broadcast

Seeds Per Pound

1,750,000

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