Big Galleta (Native)
Perennial, warm-season, 2 – 3 ft. tall, rhizomatous, grass widely distributed throughout the Mohave and Sonoran desert-shrub eco-systems. Grows on all soil textures but less so on clays. Very drought-tolerant, low moisture requirement species. Rated as good to excellent palatable and nutritious forage for wildlife and livestock. Used for restoration of adapted sites. Plant in spring ½ inch deep. 330,000 seeds/lb.
USDA: Plant Profile