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Bouteloua

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Poaceae
Tribe  Cynodonteae
Rank  Genus
Order  Poales
Subfamily  Chloridoideae
Scientific name  Bouteloua
Higher classification  Cynodonteae
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Lower classifications  Bouteloua gracilis, Bouteloua curtipendula, Buchloe, Bouteloua eriopoda, Bouteloua trifida

Blonde ambition blue grama grass bouteloua gracilis


Bouteloua is a genus of plants in the grass family. Members of the genus are commonly known as grama grass.

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The genus was named for Claudio and Esteban Boutelou, 19th-century Spanish botanists.

Bouteloua garden plants


Species

Species of Bouteloua include:

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  • Bouteloua alamosana Vasey - Mesoamerica
  • Bouteloua americana (L.) Scribn. – American grama - southern Mexico, Central America, West Indies, northern South America
  • Bouteloua annua Swallen - Baja California Sur, Sonora
  • Bouteloua aristidoides (Kunth) Griseb. – needle grama - United States (California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Texas); Mexico, South America, Aruba
  • Bouteloua bracteata (McVaugh) Columbus - Michoacán
  • Bouteloua chondrosioides (Kunth) Benth. ex S.Watson – sprucetop grama - United States (AZ TX); Mesoamerica
  • Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr. – sideoats grama - widespread in USA, Canada, Mexico
  • Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) Columbus – buffalograss - USA, Canada, Mexico
  • Bouteloua dimorpha Columbus - Great Plains in USA, Canada, Mexico, Honduras, Cuba, Trinidad
  • Bouteloua distans Swallen - Mexico
  • Bouteloua disticha (Kunth) Benth. - from southern Mexico to Ecuador; also Cuba, Galápagos
  • Bouteloua eludens Griffiths - USA (Arizona, New Mexico), Mexico (Chihuahua, Coahuila, Sonora)
  • Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths – blue grama - Great Plains in USA, Canada, Mexico
  • Bouteloua hirsuta Lag. - USA (Great Plains, Southwest), Mexico, Guatemala
  • Bouteloua johnstonii Swallen - Coahuila
  • Bouteloua juncea (Desv. ex Beauv.) A.S.Hitchc. – lamilla - Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico
  • Bouteloua media (E.Fourn.) Gould & Kapadia - from central Mexico to Uruguay
  • Bouteloua megapotamica (Spreng.) Kuntze - Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Bolivia
  • Bouteloua mexicana (Scribn.) Columbus - Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras
  • Bouteloua multifida (Griffiths) Columbus - from Sonora to Oaxaca
  • Bouteloua nervata Swallen - Hidalgo, México State
  • Bouteloua pedicellata Swallen - Puebla, Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Tlaxcala, Nuevo León, Veracruz
  • Bouteloua polymorpha (E.Fourn.) Columbus - from Durango to Oaxaca
  • Bouteloua purpurea Gould & Kapadia - Guanajuato, D.F., San Luis Potosí, México State, Hidalgo, Querétaro
  • Bouteloua radicosa (E. Fourn.) Griffiths – purple grama - USA (Arizona, New Mexico), Mexico (Chihuahua, Michoacán, Coahuila, Morelos, Puebla, Durango, Zacatecas, Distrito Federal de México, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Hidalgo, Oaxaca, Tamaulipas)
  • Bouteloua repens (Kunth) Scribn. – slender grama - USA (Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, OK)
  • Bouteloua reederorum Columbus - Durango, Puebla, Zacatecas, Oaxaca
  • Bouteloua reflexa Swallen - Sonora, Sinaloa, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Nayarit
  • Bouteloua repens (Kunth) Scribn. & Merr. - Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Mesoamerica, Colombia, Venezuela, West Indies
  • Bouteloua rigidiseta (Steud.) Hitchc. – Texas grama - New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mexico (Aguascalientes, Durango)
  • Bouteloua scabra (Kunth) Columbus - from Hidalgo to Honduras
  • Bouteloua stolonifera Scribn. - San Luis Potosí, Aguascalientes, Zacatecas
  • Bouteloua swallenii Columbus - from El Salvador to Venezuela
  • Bouteloua triaena (Trin. ex Spreng.) Scribn. - from Sinaloa to Guatemala]
  • Bouteloua uniflora Vasey – Nealley grama, oneflower grama - Utah, Texas, Coahuila, Zacatecas, Nuevo León, Querétaro, Oaxaca, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas
  • Bouteloua vaneedenii Pilg. - Cuba, Leeward Islands, Venezuela
  • Bouteloua warnockii Gould & Kapadia – Warnock's grama - New Mexico, Texas, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas
  • Bouteloua williamsii Swallen - Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras
  • Formerly included

    Some grass species, formerly classified under Bouteloua, have been reclassified under other genera including:

  • Cathestecum
  • Chondrosum
  • Neobouteloua

  • Bouteloua FileBouteloua gracilis01JPG Wikimedia Commons
    Bouteloua Bouteloua gracilis Blonde Ambition at Digging Dog Nursery Blue
    Bouteloua Bouteloua gracilis Blue Grama Mosquito Grass
    Bouteloua Bouteloua gracilis 39Blonde Ambition39 PP22048 at San Marcos Growers

    References

    Bouteloua Wikipedia


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