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Bouteloua ramosa (Chino grama)
Lytle, Melody

Bouteloua ramosa

Bouteloua ramosa Scribn. ex Vasey

Chino grama

Poaceae (Grass Family)


USDA Symbol: BORA4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The florets (flowers) of grasses are usually so minute that they are not visible to the naked eye.



Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-PM-12 Collected 2010-10-17 in Brewster County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Additional resources

USDA: Find Bouteloua ramosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bouteloua ramosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bouteloua ramosa


Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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