Taxon: Bouteloua eriopoda (Torr.) Torr.

Genus: Bouteloua
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 7525
Place of publication: Pacif. Railr. Rep. 4(5,1):155. 1857 ("1856")
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Mar-2014
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Ann Mo BG 66:397. 1979)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sonora, - Zacatecas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah


  • Webster's third new international dictionary. 1961 (Websters Dict)
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gould, F. W. 1979. The genus Bouteloua (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66:397-398.
  • Herrera-Arrieta, Y. et al. Revisión de Bouteloua Lag. (Poaceae). 2004 (Rev Bouteloua)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)

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