Blue Grama is a warm-season bunchgrass that is native to the central and southwestern U.S. It is found in prairies, plains, open woodlands and along roadsides. It is a dominant species of dry, shortgrass prairies. The seed heads turn a golden brown in autumn and resemble caterpillars. Plant in full sun and well-drained soils. Recommended for prairie plantings, xeriscape gardens and lawns and as a component of wildlife forage mixes.