Grass Family ( Poaceae : Eragrosteae )
Latin Name : Sporobolus wrightii
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Wildlife – good
Livestock – fair
Also known as “big alkali sacaton” or just “big sacaton”. This robust, erect perennial is adapted to medium to coarse textured soils along the borders of alkaline or saline areas and occasionally found on rocky slopes. Provides fair grazing to livestock and good nesting cover for ground nesting birds.