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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 laguroides ssp. torreyana

Silver Bluestem


Location: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Drive on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On dry roadsides and hillsides.

Description: Perennial 50-80 cm tall in clumps. Leaves, stems and spikelets hairless with a whitish, waxy coating. Primary infloresence branches rebranched (panicle); glumes small, reduced floret below first glume large. Infloresence contracted, short.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: May 29, 1994
Specimen number: 200

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0804
Accession Date: Jun 28, 1994
Accession Number: 60

Annotations: SXFRC (In fruit)

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