Short, 6 – 12 inches tall, perennial, cool-season, sod-forming bunchgrass. Best adapted to alkaline/saline soils with moderate moisture. Used for lawns/turf and range improvement on very alkaline/saline sites. Fair to good forage value. Minimum precip. is 15 inches. Plant fall or spring ¼ – ½ inch deep. 1,200,000 seeds/lb.
Named Release: ‘Fults’ (Cultivar) Released in 1979 from a Bolder, CO area source. Selected for rapid germination, excellent salt-tolerance, persistence on sandy sites and for attractive green sod that is useful both for lawns and roadside vegetation.
USDA: Plant Profile