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Bouteloua hirsuta var. pectinata (Hairy grama)
Sexton, Charles W.

Bouteloua hirsuta var. pectinata

Bouteloua hirsuta Lag. var. pectinata (Featherly) Cory

Hairy Grama, Tall Grama

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Bouteloua hirsuta ssp. pectinata, Bouteloua pectinata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Black
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: At maturity the spikelet is black, usually visible to the unaided eye, and with long white whiskers.



From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Additional resources

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


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

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