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The grama grasses

Bouteloua and related genera

by Griffiths, David

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Published by Govt. print. off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bouteloua.,
  • Grasses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David Griffiths.
    SeriesSmithsonian institution. United States national museum. Contributions from the United States national museum herbarium., v. 14, pt. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK1 .U5 v.14, pt. 3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 343-428, ix-xi p.
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL235213M
    LC Control Numberagr12000501
    OCLC/WorldCa4996849

      Bouteloua gracilis 'Blonde Ambition' Blue Grama Grass: Blue-green foliage with striking flag-like flowers. Semi-evergreen. Partial to full sun. 3 feet by 3 feet. Explore our list of Ornamental grasses Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

    Bouteloua includes both annual and perennial grasses, which frequently form stolons. Species have an inflorescence of 1 to 80 racemes or spikes positioned alternately on the culm (stem). The rachis (stem) of the spike is flattened. The spikelets are positioned along one side of the spike. Each spikelet contains one fertile floret, and usually one sterile : Tracheophytes. Black grama is a warm season grass and therefore should be planted after soil temperatures reach approximately F ( C). The optimum time for planting is late July to early August. Black grama has approximately million seed per pound ( kg). It is recommended that black grama.

    Native Warm-Season Grasses and Wildlife ground-dwelling wildlife such as rabbits, wild turkeys, ring-necked pheasants, northern bobwhites, and a va-riety of songbirds and small mammals. Table 1 pro-vides examples of some wildlife species associated with native warm-season grasses. The growth form of native warm-season grasses is a. Grama grasses may grow in tufts or clumps or spread by creeping horizontal stems above or below ground. Sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), blue grama (B. gracilis), black grama (B. eriopoda), and hairy grama (B. hirsuta) are some of the most important North American range grama is sometimes cultivated for its attractive flower spikes, which can be dried for floral arrangements.


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The grama grasses: Bouteloua and related genera Item Preview remove-circle Grasses Publisher Washington, Govt. print. off. Collection biodiversity This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) Pages: Details - The grama grasses: Bouteloua and related genera, - Biodiversity Heritage Library The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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Perennial desert grasses range in size from low turf grasses like curly mesquite grass (Hilaria belangeri) and false grama (Cathestecum brevifolium) to the nearly 3-foot ( m) tall Arizona The grama grasses book (Digitaria californica) and tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus).

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Blue grama (Boutteloua gracilis)This is another grazing grass that’s a favorite of cattle, deer and other wildlife. It’s also excellent for erosion control. Blue grama is native to most zones of the Southwest and Great Plains, up to about 7, feet. Sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) Quick ID: Oat-like seeds all on one side, leaf margins with hairs or white bumps The prostrate habit of this warm-season native bunchgrass is distinctive.

It grows in a swirl that when in seed can grow to 2 feet tall. The color of the grass is bluish-green and cures to a reddish-brown color in the Size: KB. Sideoats Grama is one of our most popular grasses for meadows and reclamation.

Use also along walks and with flowers. Seeds are borne in two parallel rows on one side of the flowering stalk, hence its name Sideoats. Easy to establish, drought tolerant, remarkably tenacious on rocky slopes. To 2 Sow anytime up to 2 months before the. Charles Edward Hubbard () was an expert on grasses.

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The vegetation that developed during and after the Ice Age of the Pleistocene was much the same as what the American Indians observed and later by European immigrants in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The book New Mexico Vegetation, Past, Present and Future by William Dick-Peddie describes the dominant grasses in the short grass prairies as: Bouteloua (Grama Grass) Sporobolus (Dropseed).

'Morning Light' Miscanthus Grass is a versatile ornamental grass loved by birds. This elegant grass has fine arching white-and-green variegated leaves, giving the whole plant a silvery appearance.

Wheat-colored flowers appear in late summer to fall, and dry to a. Sideoats Grama Grass (Bouteloua curtipendula) is a superb native grama grass that thrives in hot, dry gardens, where its showy summer flower spikes add grace and texture. Our strain has blue foliage that contrasts nicely with the mid-summer tan flowers, which mature to off-white seed heads in early fall.

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Well, it is here. Grasses of Southern Oklahoma and North Texas: A Pictorial Guide has more than full-color pages in an easy to use x inch format that can be taken to the field. Sideoats Grama Grass Bouteloua curtipendula. A bunch grass from across North and South America that grows 18 inches by 2 feet.

Water every weeks. The seed heads stick out to the side of the grass blade. Bear grass Nolina microcarpa. I love this plant. Not a grass at all but looks just like one. I haven’t seen it commonly in nurseries, but.

Until it was eclipsed by Darke's own Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes (see above), this book was the best illustrated, most complete reference on ornamental grasses, featuring over full color photographs of garden-worthy grasses, sedges, rushes, restios, cat-tails and bamboos.

Many grasses are pictured in multiple seasons. Sorghastrum (Indian Grass), Panicum (Switch Grass), Bouteloua (Grama), Schizachyrium (Little Bluestem), Andropogon (Big Bluestem), Sporobolus (Sacaton or Dropseed) and Muhlenbergia (Muhly Grass) are genera that contain many of our most showy native ornamental grasses.

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SIDE OATS GRAMA Bouteloua curtipendula Sun: Full Sun Moisture: Dry to Moist Height: 50 - 75 cm Bloom Time: July/August - Warm Season Grass Spacing: 25 cm Native Range in Canada: BC, AB, SK, MB, ON.

Description: Distinctive seedheads with tiny, bright orange flowers and seeds on one side of the stalk - A beautiful, clump grass to go with other low flowers and grasses.

This classic of midwestern natural history is back in print with a new format and new photographs. Originally published inWildflowers of the Tallgrass Prairie introduced many naturalists to the beauty and diversity of the native plants of the huge grasslands that once stretched from Manitoba to Texas.

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It is a warm to temperate zone grass that requires sun and dry earth but tolerates a range of soil types, from rocky to sandy, with moderate to alkaline pH levels. About the only condition it cannot stand is boggy or overly wet sites.

It is a low growing grass.