Sporobolus cryptandrus
Plants of the Southwest

Sporobolus cryptandrus

Sand Dropseed

A sand specialist, this warm season, 2-3 ft. bunchgrass is used for reclamation and erosion control. Called weedy because it quickly colonizes vacant land - just what makes it so useful. All the heads of a field of Sand Dropseed curve the same way. If you live in a sandblown area, consider using this grass or Sandy Soil Stabilizer. Seeding rate: 1/4 lb. per 1,000 sq. ft. Reclamation: 6 lbs. per acre. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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