Arizona cottontop is a warm season perennial bunchgrass found in many portions of South Texas. Plants have white cotton-like seedheads 2-5 inches long. It is considered good forage for cattle. Arizona cottontop has limited value to wildlife as cover. It is found in a variety of soil types and commonly grows in areas protected from grazing by dense brush canopies or those areas excluded from grazing. LaSalle is a South Texas release of this species that is now available for planting.