Grasses - Buffalograss

Buffalograss - Ruchloe dactyloides
Buffalograss - Ruchloe dactyloides

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

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."

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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