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Sporobolus airoides

Alkali Sacaton.

Santa Margarita, CA
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One Gallon 4 $ 7.99
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Escondido, CA
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One Gallon 0 $ 7.99
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A perennial grass that has reddish to purplish tones and an open form. It usually grows in alkaline soils that are at least seasonally moist. Therefore it loves moisture and fertility. Mary DeDecker in the Natural History of the White-Inyo Range says "Early desert travelers considered this grass a reliable indicator of water sufficiently fresh to drink within a few feet of the surface..." Sacaton is not drought tolerant by our standards.

Sporobolus airoides tolerates alkaline soil.

Sporobolus airoides's foliage type is deciduous.
Sporobolus airoides's flower color is na.
Sporobolus airoides's fruit is edible.

Communities for Sporobolus airoides:Alkali Sink.

ph: 7.00 to 9.00
usda: 5 to 10
height[m]: 1.00 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 10.00
rainfall[cm]: 40.00 to 130.00

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