black grama


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Noun1.black grama - a pasture grass (especially of western coastal regions of North America)black grama - a pasture grass (especially of western coastal regions of North America)
grama, grama grass, gramma, gramma grass - pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America
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LTER research concentrates on the Jornada's five major habitat types of the northern Chihuahuan Desert: black grama grassland, creosotebrush shrub, mesquite dunes, tarbrush shrublands, and playas, low-lying, grassy, infrequently flooded areas.
The major perennial grass to respond to grazing was black grama Bouteloua eriopoda which decreased significantly from 31.
The more densely vegetated sandy loam site supported scattered longleaf yucca (Yucca elata), Mormon tea (Ephedra trifurca), black grama (Bouteloua eriopoda), sand dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus) and blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis).