Monthly Archives: November 2014

State Grasses – Colorado and New Mexico

The official state grass of both Colorado and New Mexico is Blue Grama Grass.  It is very drought tolerant, and is native to much of the mid-section of North America, roughly from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains.  It … Continue reading

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State Grasses – Nebraska and Kansas

The official state grass of both Nebraska and Kansas is Little Bluestem.  Also known as “bunch grass” (because it grows in bunches) and “beard grass” (because of its feathery appearance).  It can be found in most of North America, but … Continue reading

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State Grasses – The Dakotas and Wyoming

The official state grass of North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming is western wheatgrass.  It’s a prairie native, and I particularly like the statement from the North Dakota official state website NorthDakota.gov: “tough native prairie grass, once covered nearly all … Continue reading

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