Warm Season Grasses

The Species Production Guides for warm season grasses provide specific information about growing each of these species for seed production. 

Scroll the list (alphabetized by scientific name) or press ctrl-f (or command-f) to search for any name in this page. 

A printable file (pdf) is also provided on each species page for those needing a print version.

This section is a work in progress. We will continue to add new species guides as they are completed.

  • Andropogon gerardii / big bluestem 

  • Bouteloua curtipendula / sideoats grama 

  • Muhlenbergia racemosa / marsh muhly

  • Panicum virgatum / switchgrass 

  • Schizachyrium scoparium / little bluestem 

  • Sorghastrum nutans / Indiangrass

  • Spartina pectinata / prairie cordgrass 

  • Sporobolus compositus / composite dropseed

  • Sporobolus heterolepis / prairie dropseed