Additional Grass Information
Mitchell grass grows on floodplains with self-mulching clay soils. It also grows on the brown and grey clay cracking soils as well as red alkaline clays. It is sometimes found on desert loams.
- Drought resistant – Mitchell grass has shallow surface roots which can take advantage of light showers of rain, as well as deeper vertical roots to access moisture in the subsoil.
- Low tolerance to long-term flooding
- Dislikes competition from weeds or other species
- Very high heat tolerance