Sideoats Grama

Sideoats Grama

Bouteloua curtipendula

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Evergreen
  • Flowers
  • Texas Native
  • Central Texas Native

Common Names

Sideoats Grama

Plant Description

The state grass of Texas! Dappled shade, part shade, full sun; a warm season bluish-green bunchgrass, purplish in autumn with distinctive oat-like seedheads on one side of the stem. Well-adapted to thin, rocky soils; a good addition to any wildflower seed mix because it stays short in spring. Often found with little bluestem.

Plant Details


coupon eligible: No

watersaver: Yes

flower color: Yellow, Red, Orange

freeze hardy: Yes

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Clay, Sandy

invasive: Yes


Cut back to 6" tall in late winter;

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