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Wasowski, Sally and Andy
Heteropogon contortus (L.) Beauv. ex Roemer & J.A. Schultes
USDA Symbol: HECO10
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
AZ , CA , FL , HI , NM , TX Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs USDA Native Status: L48(N), HI(N), PR(N), VI(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: None
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam
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Record Modified: 2008-02-02
Research By: TWC Staff