Grazing North Texas – Silver bluestem

By Tony Dean

Silver bluestem is one of several native bluestems
that are important grasses on North Texas
grazing lands. It is a perennial bunchgrass growing
one and one-half to three feet tall. Leaves are
flat, up to one-fourth inch wide and extending two
to eight inches in length. The upper surface of the
leaves is rough to the touch.

To read more pick up the October 2015 issue of NTFR.