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Bothriochloa hybrida

Bothriochloa hybrida (Gould) Gould

Hybrid Beardgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Andropogon hybridus


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: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The first glume of sessile spilelet is shiny, yellowish-green.



Additional resources

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


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

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