Sporobolus wrightii, or Giant Sacaton, is a perennial bunch grass that reaches up to 7 ft in height and 3 ft in diameter and flowers between March-November. It grows in desert grasslands, shrublands, and along floodplains at 2000-6500 ft elevations, where it provides excellent forage as well as erosion control. It also works well as a windbreak and is a host plant for many bird and rodent species. Plant in partial to full sun, wet to dry conditions.

Giant Sacaton, Sporobolus wrightii

  • 2000-6500'