Bouteloua gracilis

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Synonyms for Bouteloua gracilis

a pasture grass of western North America

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Abundance of big sagebrush as well as the common grasses Pun secunda, Agropyron smithii, Koelaria macrantha, Stipa comata and Bouteloua gracilis were approximately equal across the soil types.
Se encuentra constituido por gramineas de porte mediano (0.5-1 m) con un claro predominio de "navajitas" (Bouteloua spp.), entre las cuales Bouteloua gracilis es la mas comun, ademas de Aristida spp., Bouteloua breviseta, B.
de dominantes sitios Frecuencia asociadas sitios Larrea 51 46.36 Fouquieria splendens 14 tridentata Prosopis glandulosa 13 Parthenium incanum 7 Opuntia sp 7 Jatropha dioica 5 Acacias sp 3 Otras 2 Acacia 21 19.09 Parthenium incanum 8 constricta Prosopis glandulosa 6 Otras 7 Prosopis 14 12.73 Larrea tridentata 6 glandulosa Aloysia gratissima 3 Acacia constricta 2 Otras 3 Parthenium 9 8.18 Larrea tridentata 4 incanum Acacia constricta 3 Otras 2 Otras 15 13.64 95 especies * * Opuntia imbricata, Agave lecheguilla, Yucca carnerosana, Bouteloua gracilis, Hilaria mutica y Aristida sp.
The mosaic system is a mixture of short-grass prairie on the more xeric, upland or south facing slopes and can be dominated by Bouteloua gracilis, Bouteloua hirsuta, Andropogon scoparius, Carex filifolia, and Buchloe dactyloides (Kaul and Rolfsmeier 1993).
Also noted in lesser amounts were Green Needlegrass (Stipa viridula), Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis), Prairie Junegrass (Koeleria pyramidata), and Prairie Sandreed (Calamovilfa longifolia).
smithii and Bouteloua gracilis. Plant and Soil 110:19-25.
Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) and deervetch (Lotus wrightii) increased across all treatment combinations in 2000, whereas mountain muhly and yellow ragweed (Bahia dissecta) decreased.
Undisturbed prairie was dominated by Selaginella densa, Bouteloua gracilis, and Stipa comata [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED].
At the other end of the scale there are neat, clump-forming grasses like the blue-leaved Festuca glauca, the feathertop (Pennisetum villosum), or the quaint mosquito grass (Bouteloua gracilis) - which has insect-like flower heads.
Lcive Indiangrass Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash Blue grama Bouteloua gracilis (Willd.
The focus of this study was on the responses of five grass species: blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides), galleta grass (Pleuraphis jamesii) sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus), and three-awn (Aristida purpurea); and four shrub species: rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa), sandsage (Artemisia filifolia), greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus), and tree cholla (Cylindropuntia imbricata) over this decade of variation in moisture and temperature.
Plant 'Blonde Ambition' blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), which reaches 3 feet, has swarms of chartreuse flowers that age to blond, and holds on through winter.
Individual stands tended to be small (< 3 ha) and surrounded by typical western Great Plains short grass dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis [Lag.]) and western wheatgrass (Agropyron smithii [Rybd.]).
8.7 10.1 13.8 19.2 Bahia dissecta 4.7 3.0 4.5 2.5 3.8 1.5 Erigeron divergens 3.3 1.1 -- -- 4.7 0.5 Lotus wrightii 2.5 2.4 2.4 3.7 3.6 4.5 Erigeron flagellaris 2.3 6.7 0.1 1.6 5.5 2.6 Bouteloua gracilis 1.6 1.9 0.5 1.1 1.1.