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Sideoats grama is the official state grass of Texas. The grass will produce seed 2 to 3 times per year, depending on moisture, from May until November. Sideoats provides nutritious, and palatable, forage for livestock. Because of its palatability, the grass is easily overgrazed. Rotational grazing, proper grazing use, and appropriate stocking rates are necessary.
(From Range Plants of North Central Texas - A Land user's Guide to Their Identification ,Value and Managment, 2014, by Ricky J. Linex, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service.)