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Synonyms for bunchgrass

any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat


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3) because of their loss of native species and the gain of the invasive, nonnative Eragrostis lehmanniana and weedy increasers like Heteropogon contortus, Aristida purpurea, and Setaria leucopila plus the small bunchgrass Tridens muticus.
There is only one other confirmed location where the rare bunchgrass dwells: a protected area, Maderas del Carmen, in Mexico, about 20 miles east of Big Bend.
The reproductive response of an endemic bunchgrass indicates historical timing of a keystone process.
In a related experiment, Lucero and her colleagues filled tubes fashioned out of PVC pipes with hydrated gels, buried them alongside the roots of a native bunchgrass, and positioned the pipes so that moisture would be available to the grass roots.
This tiny, earlyspring-flowering, perennial bunchgrass from, in this instance, a semi-desert situation is one of several nominal morphologically intergrading and geographically overlapping forms or ecotypes of P.
Buried, viable seeds in two California bunchgrass sites and their bearing on the definition of a flora.
Grass mortality rates are unavailable for any of the three grass species; however, Busso and Richards (1995) found that a perennial bunchgrass, Pseudoroegneria spicata (Pursh) A.
just crickets in dry patches of bunchgrass, or just one cricket,
Today the laboratory in Georgia is testing the genetic identity of seeds from species that include bunchgrass and wiregrass as well as longleaf pines themselves.
These include both herbaceous-dominated plant communities--a "dry" bunchgrass savanna, a seasonally flooded bunchgrass community, a palm swamp whose understory is dominated by grasses and sedges, a floodplain community similar to those previously described but with a greater abundance of grasses, a river bank community--shrub communities, a community arising from termite mounds, and a tall gallery forest (Haase & Beck, 1989).
See them scramble as shale slides under them and they have to grab handfuls of bunchgrass to pull themselves along
For example, by removing several stems from a large bunchgrass or shrub, it is easier to dry and mount a specimen.
Exotic grasses and invasive woody plants can quickly overrun the historically bunchgrass dominated prairies and appear to outcompete many native grassland plants (Wilson and Clark 2001).
08) are similar to those published for a bunchgrass pasture in poor condition (0.