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Alkali Sacaton

Grass Family (Poaceae : Eragrosteae)

Latin Name : Sporobolus airoides
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Value :
Wildlife – poor
Livestock – fair to good

Remarks :

Occurs in nearly pure stands on alkaline or saline soils in valleys and meadows, sandy soils of desert foothills or roadsides, also dry and gravelly slopes; most abundant on moderately moist alkaline soils of bottomlands where other species are not adapted. Withstands flooding
well. Flowers April to September, seeds remain viable for many years; reproduces by seed and tillers.


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