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Taxon: Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.

Genus: Bouteloua
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Chloridoideae tribe: Cynodonteae.
Nomen number: 7524
Place of publication: R. B. Marcy, Explor. Red River Louisiana 300. 1853 (W. H. Emory, Not. milit. reconn. 154. 1848, nom. provis.)
Name verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Feb-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 100 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • side-oats grama   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • tall grama grass   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • grama-azul   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • navajita banderilla   (Source: Grass Util Mex ) – Spanish
  • stort moskitgräs   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    Western Canada: Canada - Manitoba, Saskatchewan [s.]
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia [e.]
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming [e.]
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida [n.], Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia [n. & w.]
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California [s.], Nevada [s.], Utah
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Guatemala; Nicaragua
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Uruguay

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora. [= B. curtipendula (Michx.) A. Gray].
  • Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas.
  • Gould, F. W. 1979. The genus Bouteloua (Poaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66:374.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Herrera-Arrieta, Y. et al. 2004. Revisión de Bouteloua Lag. (Poaceae).
  • Johnson, P. G. 2000. An overview of North American native grasses adapted to meet the demand for low-maintenance turf. Diversity 16:40–41.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?7524 (30 September 2014)

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