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Bothriochloa edwardsiana

Bothriochloa edwardsiana (Gould) Parodi

Edwards Plateau Beardgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon edwardsianus


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Raceme
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

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



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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