blue grama


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Related to blue grama: Bouteloua gracilis
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Noun1.blue grama - a pasture grass of western North Americablue grama - a pasture grass of western North America
grama, grama grass, gramma, gramma grass - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
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THE PLANTS: The meadow includes blue grama grass (Bouteloua gracilis), native fescues, and junegrass.
During the growing season, blue grama grasses capture atmospheric carbon and store it in their fine roots as carbohydrates, which provide energy to keep the plant alive during the dormant season.
Big bluestem, little bluestem, blue grama, Indian grass, and switchgrass have all been observed to increase after a spring burn.
Vegetation at nest sites varies throughout the breeding range, but is usually dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides), needle-and-thread (Stipa comata), and sagebrush (Artemisia sp.
Many desirable native grasses are tolerant to Plateau, including big bluestem, little bluestem, Indiangrass, buffalograss and blue grama.
The purpose of this project is to select for salt tolerance of buffalo grass, wheat, and blue grama seeds.
Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) and deervetch (Lotus wrightii) increased across all treatment combinations in 2000, whereas mountain muhly and yellow ragweed (Bahia dissecta) decreased.
Historic vegetation at the site was shortgrass plains dominated by blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides) and sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula).
Our top picks include blue grama grass 'Blonde Ambition', Indian rice grass (Oryzop-sis hymenoides), Penn isetum alopecuroides 'Little Bunny', and pheasant's-tail grass (Aneman-thele lessoniana).
Dominant grasses included blue grama and sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) with large patches of shrub live oak, pinyon pine, and Utah and alligator juniper (Juniperus deppeana).
Augustine says, "Italso significantly enhanced the digestibility of blue grama in late May, when cattle typically begin summer grazing on shortgrass steppe.
Blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) decreased at the highest frequency of trampling (-14.