● Widely adapted
● Good drought tolerance
● Provides good quality forage and or hay for all classes of livestock
● Provides good cover for deer and provides nesting and cover sites for game birds
● Provides good quality forage
Haskell Sideoats Grama is a long-lived, warm-season, native bunch grass with an exceptionally wide, natural distribution throughout the United States.
The plant grows 2 to 3 feet tall. The seed-head consists of a large number of oat-like seeds set on one side of the stem, which is about 6 to 12 inches long. The root system is fairly deep and well branched; thus the plants can effectively utilize all available moisture. It has short, scaly rhizomes. Usually it makes a bunch-type growth and can form a dense sod.
Haskell is adapted to a wide range of soil and climatic conditions. It produces an abundance of leafy forage and provides good grazing for all classes of livestock, it is ideally suited for erosion control on range and pasturelands and provides good cover for gamebirds.