Q: Have you ever heard of buffalograss? Can you recommend a source?
A: According to Theresa Schrum of Terra Native Plant Landscapes, there are many grasses native to North America. However, almost all of these are clump-forming grasses similar to the ornamental grasses often seen in landscapes.
Buffalograss is one of the few native turfgrasses commonly available. A native of the prairies, it is a warm season grass (turns brown in the winter) and forms a thick root system, choking out most weeds. It does not tolerate shade or foot traffic. It grows best in climates that receive between 15-30 inches of rain annually, which may make our climate too wet for it to thrive in Georgia.
Stock Seed Farms sells a wide variety of wildflower and prairie grass seed.