Taxon: Bouteloua gracilis (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths

 
Genus: Bouteloua
Section: Chondrosum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Chloridoideae
Tribe: Cynodonteae
Subtribe: Boutelouinae
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.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.)(Melbourne ICN Art. 14.10 & App. IV) over the earlier homonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 53) B. gracilis Vasey, nom. rej.
Typification:
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 87 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

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]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Federal District, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Brummitt, R. K. 2002. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 53 (Taxon) 51:797.
  2. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  4. Englert, J. M. et al. 1999. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  7. 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.
  8. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  9. Gould, F. W. The grasses of Texas. 1975 (Grass Tex)
  10. Gould, F. W. 1979. The genus Bouteloua (Poaceae) Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 66:392.
  11. Herrera-Arrieta, Y. et al. Revisión de Bouteloua Lag. (Poaceae). 2004 (Rev Bouteloua)
  12. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  13. Johnson, P. G. 2000. An overview of North American native grasses adapted to meet the demand for low-maintenance turf (Diversity) 16:40-41.
  14. Kartesz, J. T. & K. N. Gandhi 1990. Nomenclatural notes for the North American flora. IV (Phytologia) 69:302.
  15. Kenna, M. P. 2000. The United States Golf Association: a leader in the science of turf for 80 years (Diversity) 16:11-14.
  16. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  17. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  18. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  19. Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  20. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  21. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7527. Accessed 20 May 2018.