Oryzopsis hymenoides


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Noun1.Oryzopsis hymenoides - valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern MexicoOryzopsis hymenoides - valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico
rice grass, ricegrass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsis
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Seedling recruitment in Oryzopsis hymenoides: are desert granivores mutualists or predators?
Inland sand dune mycorrhizae: effects of soil depth, moisture, and pH on colonization of Oryzopsis hymenoides. Mycologia 1995; 87: 54-60.
Dominant plants on mesas were four-wing saltbush (Atriplex canescens), rubber rabbitbrush (Crysothamnus nauseosus), mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus intricatus), winterfat (Ceratoides lanata), galleta grass (Hilaria jamesii), blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), Indian ricegrass (Oryzopsis hymenoides), bigelow sage (Artemisia bigelovii), pinyon pine (Pinus edulis), one-seed juniper (Juniperus monosperma), and Utah juniper (J.
Prevalence of Oryzopsis hymenoides near harvester ant mounds: indirect facilitation by ants.
Strickland (1983) described this phenomenon in grasses from North Amerita (Oryzopsis hymenoides, Festuca idahoensis, Stipa spp., Muhlenbergia torreyii, Agropyron spicatum and A.
Reducing seed dormancy in Indian ricegrass (Oryzopsis hymenoides).
A recent study carried out in the United States detected the presence of a nitrogenase associated with the sand sheath of some American grasses, including Aristida purpurea, Oryzopsis hymenoides, and Stipa comata, although it has not yet been shown that these species can fix nitrogen.