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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double dagger]) Wright or 20 culms of blue grama and 30 culms of little bluestem.
Tours amble across the plain, some of it never plowed and still waving with native grasses such as blue grama and Western wheat grass.
In the low N treatment, however, blue grama and western wheat-grass growth rates were highest immediately after cutting.
Tischler and Voigt (1993) developed a technique to measure crown node elevation of warm-season grass seedlings under low light conditions and revealed genetic variation for crown node elevation within populations of blue grama [Bouteloua gracilis (Willd.
1971) attributed establishment failures of blue grama to placement of the crown node at or above the soil surface, which limited adventitious root development.
Tenders are invited for Various types and quantities of individual grass species and individual forb species: Blue grama (bouteloua gracilis) variety = hachita/lovington.
The common species were black grama (Bouteloua eriopoda) and blue grama, the latter having the highest IVI for both types of shrubland when livestock was absent (34.
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.
2008) and dominant species of the shortgrass steppe is blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), in southeastern Colorado short-grass steppe consists of a mosaic of plant communities that include mixed grass-shrublands containing woody plants such as sandsage (Artemisia filifolia), rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa) and black greasewood (Sarcobatus vermiculatus), as well as other grass species such as galleta grass (Pleuraphis jamesii), three-awn (Aristida purpurea) and species of dropseed (Sporobolus) including alkali sacaton (S.
If the turf area is not irrigated, then native dryland species such as buffalograss and blue grama should be planted.
1999), but not in a multisite composite population of blue grama [Bouteloua gracilis (Willd.