Kleingrass is a high protein forage for cattle, but can be toxic to sheep, goats, and horses. Its dense foliage provide nesting for wildlife and make it a valuable erosion control species. An introduced fine stem, drought tolerant perennial warm season bunchgrass Kleingrass is easily established and is well adapted to a wide range of soil types throughout the southern U.S.
Provides good forage for cattle, cover for wildlife, and erosion control.
Planting: Plant in the spring at a rate of 2-3 lbs. pure live seed (PLS) per acre at 1/4 to 1/2 inch deep.
Soil: Grows in a variety of soils.
Height: 3-4 feet
Type: Warm Season Perennial