Sorghum is one of the most common varieties of grass species. It is in the family of sugar cane. It is a self pollination plant that performs very well in warm climates. It is both drought and heat tolerant and specifically does well in arid regions.
Most Sorghum species are native to the tropical and subtropical regions. Sorghum is very common in most African cultures which use it as a grain. Most Africans also cultivate sorghum as a fodder plant for their pasture.