Name: BOUTELOUA curtipendula
Common name(s): Side Oats Grama Grass
Height: 2-3′ Spread: Zone: 4
Details/Description: Noted for its distinctive seed spikes which hang from one side of its flowering stems can stretch to about 3 feet. Narrow bluish gray leaves contrast with purplish tinged flowers on arching stems. Foliage turns golden brown in autumn, developing hues of orange and red. Mass in meadows, prairies, slopes, native plant gardens or naturalized areas. Native.