buffalograss


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buf·fa·lo·grass

or buffalo grass  (bŭf′ə-lō-grăs′)
n.
A mat-forming perennial grass (Bouteloua dactyloides syn. Buchloe dactyloides) native to the plains of central North America, important as a forage grass and sometimes used for lawns.
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Molecular characterization of buffalograss germplasm using sequence-related amplified polymorphism markers.
Buffalograss is a common turfgrass species found in climates and terrain similar to Utah.
gracilis), and buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides) occur throughout.
Rank Taxon Common name 1 Medicago Alfalfa 2 Sporobolus cryptandrus Sand dropseed 3 Salsola Russian thistle 4 Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama 5 Bromus arvensis Japanese brome 6 Bothriochloa ischaemum old world bluestem 7 Ambrosia Ragweed 8 Panicum virgatum Switchgrass 9 Heterotheca villosa Hairy false goldenaster 10 Bothriochloa saccharoides Silver bluestem 11 Sorghastrum nutans indiangrass 1 Aristida purpurea Purple threeawn 13 Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem 14 Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem 15 Bouteloua dactyloides Buffalograss 16 Bouteloua gracilis Blue grama 17 Triticum Wheat 18 Bouteloua hirsuta Hairy grama Standardized difference between total observed Rank and expected coverage 1 0.
RAPD variation within and among natural populations of outcrossing buffalograss [Buchloe dactylides (Nutt.
Nuclear genome diversity and Relationships among Naturally Occurring Buffalograss genotypes Determined by Sequence-related amplified Polymorphism Markers.
The grassland habitat has Texas wintergrass, little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), King Ranch bluestem (Bothriochloa ischaemum), buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides), and sideoats grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) as dominants with patches of prickly pear (Opuntia lindheimeri) and shrubs and trees of Ashe juniper and Texas persimmon (Diospyros texana) (Schwausch 1997).
And stepping-stones made to look like concrete but composed of recycled tires cut a path through a landscape of drought-tolerant plants such as bougainvillea and lavender, as well as UC Verde Buffalograss - a UC Davis and UC Riverside collaboration.
Switching to less water-thirsty grasses, like buffalograss, and installing water-saving sprinkler nozzles and weather-smart irrigation controllers--which also qualify for Water$mart rebates--is another way to cut down on water consumption.