Coneflower Prairie Gift Adoption

Prairie Dropseed

Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis)

This species is an important source of food for ground-feeding birds because of the heavy dropped seeds. The seed of prairie drop seed is fragrant and tasty and was used by the Kiowa to produce flour. Grass Family (Poaceae)

Donation Level: Glorious Grasses ($25,000)