Silver Beard Grass, Silver beardgrass, Silver Bluestem
Poaceae (Grass Family)
USDA Symbol: BOLAT
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Bothriochloa laquroides ssp. torreya
Yellow Indian Grass
Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes
Habitat: Varied from full sun on west facing hill to partial shade at edge of Juniperus ashei. Rock and stoney, but good humus.
Description: Stalked spikelets neuter, small and narrower stalkless panicles terminating in main stems 6-10 cm long; glumes broad and blunt; basal cluster of leaves and stems 5-8 cm tall; leaves, stems and spikelets hairless with whitish waxy coating.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Nov 7, 1994
Specimen number: 138
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0984
Accession Date: Nov 23, 1994
Accession Number: 77
Annotations: S-FRB (In fruit). [=B saccharoides var torreya]