● Widely adapted to a variety of soil types
● Good drought tolerance
● Provides quality forage and or hay for all classes of livestock
● Provides good cover for deer and provides nesting and cover sites for game birds
Cheyenne Indiangrass is a native, perennial warm season bunch grass, which grows between 3 to 7 feet tall. Leaves are long and narrow with a bluish-green waxy appearance. Seed stalks form in late August and September with seed maturity occurring in late October to early November. The seed head has a golden bronze to yellow color. Seed from Indiangrass is light and fluffy with sall awns attached.
Cheyenne Indinagrass provides some browse and cover for deer, small mammals and birds. Indiangrass can also be used to prevent erosion on roadsides and areas subject to wind erosion.