There are only a few basic turfgrass species suitable for planting in Wyoming. Because of the harsh winter climate, all warm season grasses can be dismissed for consideration. With those eliminated, the turfgrasses available very greatly in quality of appearance and maintenance levels required. Consideration must be given for the ultimate purpose of the turfgrass before making a determination.
Kentucky bluegrass is the most commonly selected turfgrass, but depending on your requirements, it may not be the best choice. Bluegrass requires lots of maintenance, meaning mowing, watering, and fertilization. You might want to consider other turfgrass options that might be better suited to your particular situation.
Here are some turfgrasses suitable for Wyoming:
Kentucky bluegrass (high maintenance)
Turf-type tall fescue (high maintenance)
Buffalograss (low maintenance)
Fine fescue (high maintenance)
Blue grama (low maintenance)
Crested wheatgrass (low maintenance)
Smooth bromegrass (low maintenance)