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Bouteloua trifida (Red grama)
Strickland, Sam C.

Bouteloua trifida

Bouteloua trifida Thurb.

Red grama

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: BOTR2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AZ , CA , NM , NV , TX , UT
Native Habitat: Rocky soil.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun

Propagation

Propagation Material: Seeds
Seed Collection: Collect seed in May, June.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-44 Collected 2006-11-03 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2013-08-13
Research By: NPC

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