• This grass can make up 10 to 15 percent of the total production on some sites
• Is seldom considered a key management species because associated grasses on the site are more palatable.
• Similar to white tridens; the nodes are hairy on slim tridens; white tridens are smooth.
• The abundance of this grass indicates fair to poor range condition.
• Adapted to dry, rocky hillsides and sloping calcareous soils.