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Bouteloua gracilis (Willdenow ex Kunth) Lagasca y Segura ex Griffiths. Blue Grama. Phen: Jul-Sep. Hab: Prairies, eastward in disturbed areas. Dist: ON west to BC, south through c. and w. United States into Mexico (where widespread). Reported for SC (Gould 1979), but this is from a planting at an agricultural experiment station.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, ETx1, F, FNA25, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mex, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Tx, Gould (1979), Peterson, Romaschenko, & Herrera Arrieta (2015); = Bouteloua oligostachya (Nutt.) Torr. – S13; = Chondrosum gracile Kunth; = n/a – Pa, RAB; > Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths var. gracilis – HC

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