CAPIS: CALIFORNIA PLANT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Photo Credits: 2008 Robert Sivinski | 2006 Louis-M. Landry | 2008 Thomas Stoughton

USDA Zones: 4-10
Sunset Zones: 1-3, 7-11, 14, 18-21
Jepson Bioregions: See map
Sun: Full
Water: Low
Soil: Adaptable
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Flood Tolerant: No
Clay Tolerant: Yes
Serpentine Tolerant: No
Habit: Perennial
Size: 1 ft wide x 1 ft high
Form: Monocot - Tussock
Flower Color: Inconspicuous
Flower Season: Inconspicuous
Foliage Color: Green
Foliage Texture: Fine
Deciduous: Yes
Fall Color: None
Fruit: Inconspicuous
Growth Rate: Fast
Decorative Bark: No
Special: Pollinators

Natural range in California

The map below shows regions where Blue grama grass grows naturally. The state is divided into bioregions based on geophysical and climatic boundaries. Plants found in your bioregion are most likely to thrive with minimal interventions such as water, climate modification, and maintenance. To find out which bioregion you are in, visit the Map of Jepson Bioregions.