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Benifits

● 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


Description:

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.

Planting Information:

Planting Rate 
4-6  plsl bs/acre
Planting Depth:
1/4-1/2 inch
Perfered Soil Type:
Widely Adapted
Perfered Soil pH
5.8 - 8.0
Rainfall Requirments
22-+ inches
Flood Tolerance
Fair
Drought Tolerance:
Good 
Cold Tolerance:
Good

Plant Growth Characteristics:

Life Cycle:
Perennial
Season of Use:
Spring - Early Fall
Native/Introduced:
Native
Growth Habit:
Bunch Grass
Plant Height:
3-6 Ft.
Seedling Vigor
Fair-Good
Method of Reporduction:
Seed
Reseeding Traits:
Fair-Good
Recovery after Clipping:
Fair-Good

Plant Use:

Grazing
   Contiuous Grazing
Fair
   Rotational Grazing
Good
  Hay
Fair-Good
Livestock
    Cattle
Good
     Horses
Fair
     Sheep/Goats
Good
Wildlife:
    Deer
Poor
    Quail
Fair
    Dove
Poor
    Turkey
Fair