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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Title: Warm-season grasses: Facts and fantasy
Year: 1986
Author(s): Anderson, B.E.
Source Title: Proceedings of the Four State Grassland Management Workshop
Source Type: Proceedings
pages: 11-20
Original Publication: http://  
Abstract: Warm-season grasses like big bluestem, switchgrass, and indiangrass have great potential as summer pasture grasses throughout much of the Corn Belt and Great Plains. While cool-season grasses, such as tall fescue, smooth brome and orchardgrass are nearly dormant and unproductive during the heat of midsummer, warm-season grasses thrive under these conditions.