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Related to Bouteloua: black grama, Bouteloua dactyloides
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Noun1.Bouteloua - forage grassesBouteloua - forage grasses      
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
grama, grama grass, gramma, gramma grass - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
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Native perennial grasses recorded included (in order of decreasing abundance): Aristida purpurpea (purple threeawn); Leptochloa panacea (mucronate sprangletop); Muhlenbergia porteri (bush muhly); Bouteloua rothrockii (Rothrock's grama); Dasyochloa pulchella (low woolygrass); Heteropogon contortus (tanglehead); Pleuraphis rigida (big galleta); Aristida ternipes (spidergrass); Bothriochloa barbinodis (cane bluestem); Bouteloua repens (slender grama); Setaria vulpiseta (plains bristlegrass); and Tridens muticus (slim tridens).
santaclarensis, bosques mixtos de encino, bosque espinoso, pastizal de Bouteloua gracilis y matorral desertico; Rzedowski (1978) ubica cuatro tipos de vegetacion para el estado: matorral xerofilo, pastizal, bosque de coniferas y encinos y bosque tropical caducifolio.
We sampled grassland and shrubland sites at the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (n = 1 each) and the Jornada Experimental Range (n = 2 each) in the Chihuahuan Desert of New Mexico, where various desert shrubs, including Larrea tridentata, have invaded perennial grasslands, dominated by Bouteloua eriopoda, during the last century (Buffington and Herbel 1965).
Dominant mid-grasses included Bouteloua curtipendula, Aristida purpurea and Bothnochloa saccharoides.
Key words: Aristida longiseta: Bouteloua rigidiseta: competition; demography; density-dependent effects; grass; grassland; population regulation.
Net photosynthesis, root respiration and regrowth of Bouteloua gracilis following simulated grazing.
Lack of precipitation contributes to an ecosystem dominated by warm-season grasses; specifically, Bouteloua gracilis (blue grama) and Bouteloua dactyloides (buffalo grass; Lauenroth, 2008).
One possible result is the fragmentation of populations, as observed in Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.
In greenhouse studies, simulated grazing was shown to reduce belowground production and competitive ability of Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.
Among the more abundant species of plants recorded on our surveys, alfalfa and sand dropseed were the most highly associated with occurrence oflesser prairie-chicken and wheat and three species of Bouteloua were the least associated (Table 3).
Las familias con mayor numero de generos y especies son Asteraceae (48, 76), Poaceae (29, 46), Fabaceae (13, 19) y Cactaceae (6, 19) y los generos con mayor riqueza Opuntia (10), Euphorbia (9), Solanum (7), Pseudognaphalium (6), Bouteloua (6), Ipomoea (6) y Muhlenbergia (6).