Plant Library

Grass Side Oats Grama curtipendula

Common Name: Grass Side-Oats Grama

Botanical Name: Bouteloua

Variety: curtipendula

Blossom Color: N/A

Bloom Time: Aug-Sep

Zone: 3 to 9

Exposure: Sun to Part Sun

Mature Height: 24"

Mature Width: 10-24"

Notes: Unusual dangling flowers dry to a distinctly oat-like appearance. Is a food source or larval host for at least five types of skipper butterflies. Is a good companion for spring-blooming wildflowers like Prairie Smoke.