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Bouteloua eriopoda (Torr.) Torr.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Chondrosum eriopodum
USDA Symbol: boer4
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
A tufted grass with 16-24 in., wiry, white-woolly culms becoming widely spreading. Ascending spikes, 4 or 5 per culm, are each about an inch long.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
, WY Native Distribution:
E. Mohave Desert to CO, OK, TX
& n. Mex.; reported from WY Native Habitat:
Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannahs, Hillsides, Slopes
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Dry, rocky soils. Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
Conditions Comments: Not Available
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Record Last Modified: 2009-02-21
Research By: TWC Staff