White Tridens

White Tridens is a tufted perennial that grows in finely textured soils, often in moist or poorly drained areas. It has fair value as forage for livestock and as feed for birds and other livestock.

Fair forage value, used in native pasture mixtures. Seeds are consumed by birds and other wildlife.

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Description

White tridens is a native, warm season perennial bunchgrass that grows 3-5’ tall.  It is common throughout most of the state in fine textured soils, often in moist soils or poorly drained areas. It has fair value as forage for livestock and as feed for birds and other wildlife.  White tridens is a broadly adapted native grass that is an excellent component of range and reclamation seed mixes in much of the state.

Guadalupe White Tridens was developed by the Texas Native Seeds Program and the USDA NRCS Plant Materials Centers in Texas.  It is comprised of a number of collections of white tridens from various vegetation regions of the state.  Guadalupe performs well on a variety of soil types throughout the state.  It is typically fast establishing and is very drought hardy.

Planting: Plant at a rate of 2-3 lbs. pure live seed (PLS) per acre.

Soil: Sandy and sandy loam. Usually grows in moist or poorly drained areas

Height: 1-3 feet

Type: Warm Season Perennial

Region: Texas-wide

For more information: Guadalupe White Tridens Brochure from USDA NRCS

Additional information

Season

Warm Season

Plant Type

Grass

Height

1-3'

Wildlife

Deer, Quail, Turkeys