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Pleuraphis mutica Buckl.
Tobosa grass, Tobosagrass
Synonyms: Hilaria mutica
USDA Symbol: PLMU3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
The 1-2 ft. stems of tobosa grass rise from a tough, rhizomatous base and are topped by a spike-like seed head to 3 in. long.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
AZ , NM , OK , TX Native Distribution:
OK & w. TX to AZ & n. Mex. Native Habitat:
Dry mesas; rocky slopes; alluvial flats USDA Native Status: L48(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low
Soil Description: Dry, rocky soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff