Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
Prairie junegrass is a highly variable, moderately long-lived, perennial bunchgrass that grows ½ to 2 feet tall. Its clusters of narrow, markedly veined, light green to bluish-green leaves grow to about seven inches tall.
Active growth begins early in spring, providing good forage for livestock, deer, antelope, and elk. Declining palatability during seed formation rebounds in late summer when there is adequate moisture.
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