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Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta (Hairy grama)
Richardson, Charmaine

Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta

Bouteloua hirsuta Lag. var. hirsuta

Hairy Grama

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Bouteloua glandulosa, Bouteloua hirsuta var. glandulosa, Chondrosum hirsutum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AR , AZ , CO , FL , GA , IA , IL , KS , LA , MD , ME , MN , MO , MS , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , NY , OH , OK , SC , SD , TX , UT , WI , WY
Native Habitat: From open plains to slightly shaded openings in woods and brush on well-drained, often rocky, soils.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-59 Collected 2006-11-12 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 1791 - Guide to Texas Grasses (2012) Robert B. Shaw

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bouteloua hirsuta var. hirsuta


Record Modified: 2023-01-13
Research By: CBR

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