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Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.
Big sacaton, Sacaton, Alkali sacaton
USDA Symbol: SPWR2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The species name of this plant is for Charles Wright, 1811-1885, world-wide botanical collector but mainly in Texas (1837-1952), Cuba and his native Connecticut.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
AZ , CA , NM , OK , SC , TX , UT Native Habitat:
Hillsides, Slopes USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Saline tolerant, Clay
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Record Modified: 2008-06-25
Research By: TWC Staff