Western Wheatgrass
 
Western Wheatgrass is a native, cool-season, sod-forming, perennial grass. It has good drought and salt tolerance. Western Wheatgrass provides good forage for livestock early in the growing season. It is well-suited for erosion control and wildlife plantings.

 

General Characteristics

Growth Type

Bunch

Life Span 

Perennial

Growing Season

Warm Season

Native/Introduced

Native

Plant Height

2-3 Feet

Cold Tolerence

Good

Drought Tolerence

Good

Salt Tolerance

Fair -Poor

Soil Type

Widely Adapted

Minimum Rainfall

10 inches

Planting Rate

1-2 pls#

Planitng Date

Febuary- March

Seed Type

Smooth

Uses

Grazing
Wildlife Habitat
Erosion Control
Reclamation

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Planting rates above are for pure stands, if utilized in a blend decrease the seeding rate according to the percentage of the component in the blend.


 

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