western wheatgrass

western wheatgrass

western wheatgrass

Common name: western wheatgrass
Botanical name: Pascopyrum smithii (Agropyron smithii)

Light: full sun
Height: 18 – 40 inches
Water: moderate water but drought tolerant once established
Soil type: various fine soils except sand

Perennial native grass used extensively for restoration due to its ability to spread aggressively via rhizomes and stabilize soils