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Taxon: Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) Torr.

 
Genus: Bouteloua
Section: Bouteloua
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Boutelouinae
Nomen number: 7524
Place of publication: R. B. Marcy, Explor. Red River Louisiana 300. 1853 (W. H. Emory, Not. milit. reconn. 154. 1848, nom. provis.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 24-Feb-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 234 (168 active, 126 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (grazing fide Intermt F; Grass Util Mex)
  • Environmental: lawn/turf

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Manitoba, Saskatchewan (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia (e.)]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming (e.)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Florida (n.), Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia (n. & w.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada (s.), Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Bouteloua curtipendula (Michx.) A. Gray
  3. Davidse, G. et al., eds. 1994. Flora mesoamericana.
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Bouteloua+curtipendula&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Gould, F. W. 1975. The grasses of Texas
  8. Gould, F. W. 1979. The genus Bouteloua (Poaceae). Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66:374.
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. et al. 2004. Revisión de Bouteloua Lag. (Poaceae) Note: CIIDIR Unidad Durango, CONABIO, & Editorial Filo de Agua
  11. Johnson, P. G. 2000. An overview of North American native grasses adapted to meet the demand for low-maintenance turf. Diversity 16:40-41.
  12. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  13. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  14. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  15. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. 1992. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Monocots&FamilyID=Poaceae&GenusID=Bouteloua&SpeciesID=curtipendula target='_blank'
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. 1994. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7524. Accessed 18 September 2019.