Deschampsia danthonioides has 600,000-900,000 seeds per pound. California hairgrass is a versatile species that can be found in several types of habitats. In native grasslands and meadows it often forms dense tufts or clumps. It also can thrive in coastal dunes and sandy soils, making it good for erosion control. It may grow in woodlands in open, sunny clearings. It can also occupy riparian zones. California hairgrass is a sun-loving species and thrives in full sunlight. It can tolerate some shade but typically grows more vigorously in sunny locations.
Seed treatment recommendations: The species is slow to establish the first year
but can dominate a site by the third year if seeding
rates are heavy (2 to 3 pounds per acre)