blue grama


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a pasture grass of western North America

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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.
9 ft) for blue grama and buffalograss [Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.
However, the dominant species in this habitat type was blue grama, which is deemed to be tolerant of grazing and trampling (USDA Forest Service, Fire Effects Information System, http:// www.
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).
Our top picks include blue grama grass 'Blonde Ambition', Indian rice grass (Oryzop-sis hymenoides), Penn isetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny', and pheasant's-tail grass (Aneman-thele lessoniana).
Augustine says, "Italso significantly enhanced the digestibility of blue grama in late May, when cattle typically begin summer grazing on shortgrass steppe.
Blue grama and perennial ryegrass were included as outgroups for comparison purposes (Table 1).
When this grazing trial was initiated, the vegetation in the two native grassland pastures was similar with blue grama (Boureloua gracilis (H.
Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) decreased at the highest frequency of trampling (-14.
Temperature effects on adventitious root development in blue grama seedlings.
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.