blue grama


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Synonyms for blue grama

a pasture grass of western North America

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sections]) Seedheads per 20 culms of blue grama and per 30 culms of little bluestem.
Alfalfa, western wheatgrass, and blue grama seeds were planted in 15-cm diameter by 45-cm-deep polyvinylchloride pots containing a 50:50 sand:soil (Ascalon loam, fine loamy mixed mesic) mixture, and placed in a greenhouse under ambient [CO.
In blue grama, also a panicoid seedling, Van der Sluijs and Hyder (1974) showed that seedlings that were restricted to seminal roots (as in drought) could survive for prolonged periods.
The system was effective for determining genetic variation for mesocotyl elongation in blue grama, kleingrass, and switchgrass.
In our study, although diet was not analyzed, grass species like blue grama and black grama had a high IVI in sites not occupied by livestock.
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.
Blue grama is commonly found growing in the same semiarid regions as buffalograss.
2004) found no genetic shift over two seed multiplications in a balanced muftisite composite of the cross-pollinating blue grama.
063 oz per MJ) of intercepted photosynthetically active radiation (IPAR) for sideoats grama [Bouteloua curtipendula (Michaux) Torrey] and blue grama [Bouteloua gracilis (H.
In soils laid down by ancient seas, blue grama, western wheat grass, and little bluestem thrived where deep tree roots cannot take hold.
The purpose of this project is to select for salt tolerance of buffalo grass, wheat, and blue grama seeds.
Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) and deervetch (Lotus wrightii) increased across all treatment combinations in 2000, whereas mountain muhly and yellow ragweed (Bahia dissecta) decreased.
If mowed two or three times in the first few years, buffalo grass and blue grama will spread more vigorously and then will only need to be mowed once a year, in the Spring.
The more densely vegetated sandy loam site supported scattered longleaf yucca (Yucca elata), Mormon tea (Ephedra trifurca), black grama (Bouteloua eriopoda), sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus) and blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).
Sand sagebrush-mixed prairie is dominated by sand sagebrush and perennial warm-season grasses, including blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus), sand bluestem (Andropogon hallii), little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), and sand paspalum (Paspalum setaceum).