Blue Grama Grass

Botanical Name: Boutelua gracilis

Height: about 30 cm

Season of bloom: August

Growing Conditions: Full sun. Lean, dry soil.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: No.

Remarks: Was once called Mosquito Grass for the fanciful resemblance of the flowers to mosquito larvae.

Similar species: Side-oats Grama

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