Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
Bottlebrush squirreltail is a, native perennial bunchgrass. The plant grows 8 to 25 inches tall, and occurs primarily on dry, gravelly, or saline soils. It is common on hillsides and alkaline flats.
Considered good forage before seed development and after seed shatter, it receives its name because the seedhead resembles a bottlebrush.
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