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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Steer+Sheep plots were grazed by steers from mid-April to mid-July and grazed by sheep from early August to early October Scientific name Common name Agrostis hyemalis Winter bentgrass Andropogon gerardii Big bluestem Andropogon xrirginieus Broom sedge Aristida oligantha Prairie threeawn Bouteloua curtipendula Sideoats grama Boutelmia gracilis Blue grama Bouteloua hirsuta Hairy grama Bromuis japonicus Japanese brome Buchloe dactyloides Buffalograss Carex spp.
Nitrogen rate and mowing height effects on turf-type buffalograss. Crop Sci., 44: 16151621
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.
Dweikat, "Molecular characterization of Buffalograss germplasm using sequence-related amplified polymorphism markers," Theoretical and Applied Genetics, vol.
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.
Columbus (buffalograss), Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) Scribn., Distichlis stricta (L.) Greene (Wilson 1982, Wilson et al., 1994); Sporobolus wrightii Munro ex Scribn.
RAPD variation within and among natural populations of outcrossing buffalograss [Buchloe dactylides (Nutt.) Engelem.].
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).