Taxon: Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

 
Genus: Bouteloua
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Chloridoideae
      Tribe: Cynodonteae
Nomen number: 7527
Place of publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 14:375. 1912, nom. cons. (Steudel, Nomencl. bot. ed. 2, 1:219. 1840, pro syn.)
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.)(Melbourne ICN Art. 14.10 & App. IV) over the earlier homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) B. gracilis Vasey, nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 97 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: potential as lawn/turf (fide Diversity 16:11-14. 2000; Diversity 16:40-41. 2000)
  • Animal food: forage (grazing fide Intermt F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Ontario
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Nebraska, - North Dakota, - Oklahoma, - South Dakota, - Wisconsin
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Wyoming
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Arkansas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Tlaxcala, - Veracruz, - Federal District
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

References:

  • Brummitt, R. K. 2002. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 53 (Taxon) 51:797.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. 1972- (Intermt F)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • 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)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Gandhi, K. N. et al. 2001. (1479) Proposal to conserve the name Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Griffiths against B. gracilis Vasey (Poaceae) (Taxon) 50:573-575.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  • Gould, F. W. 1979. The genus Bouteloua (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66:392.
  • Herrera-Arrieta, Y. et al. Revisión de Bouteloua Lag. (Poaceae). 2004 (Rev Bouteloua)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Johnson, P. G. 2000. An overview of North American native grasses adapted to meet the demand for low-maintenance turf (Diversity) 16:40-41.
  • Kartesz, J. T. & K. N. Gandhi 1990. Nomenclatural notes for the North American flora. IV (Phytologia) 69:302.
  • Kenna, M. P. 2000. The United States Golf Association: a leader in the science of turf for 80 years (Diversity) 16:11-14.
  • Kindscher, K. Medicinal wild plants of the prairie: an ethnobotanical guide. 1992 (Med Wild Pl Prairie)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. 1993 (F Utah ed2)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catalogo de la familia Poaceae en la Republica Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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