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Digital Herbaria

Bothriochloa laguroides ssp. torreyana

Bothriochloa laguroides (DC.) Herter ssp. torreyana (Steud.) Allred & Gould

Silver Beard Grass, Silver Beardgrass, Silver Bluestem

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Bothriochloa laquroides ssp. torreya

Yellow Indian Grass


Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Bexar
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]

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