Bouteloua repens (Kunth) Scribn. & Merr.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Bouteloua filiformis, Bouteloua heterostega, Dinebra repens
USDA Symbol: BORE2
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Achene , Caryopsis
Size Class: 0-1 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: The florets (flowers) of grasses are usually so minute that they are not visible to the naked eye.
DistributionUSA: AZ , MA , NM , TX
Native Habitat: Prairie, Plains, Meadows, Pastures, Savannas, Stream, river banks, Roadsides
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR
BibliographyBibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Bouteloua repens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Bouteloua repens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Bouteloua repens
MetadataRecord Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff