Grasses - Buffalograss
Buffalograss is a very drought resistant grass and is a dominant short-grass of the western Plains. The Lakota name translates as "grass that sticks to people's clothes."
Did You Know?
Fire is an important factor in protecting the prairie. Historically, fires burned across the prairie every 4 to 7 years. Fires burn the small trees that would otherwise march across the prairie and turn the grasslands to forest.