Taxon  Report   1126 
Bouteloua barbata  Lag.
Sixweeks grama
Bouteloua barbata
© 2013 Steve Matson
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Bouteloua barbata
© 2010 James M. Andre
Bouteloua barbata
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Bouteloua barbata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, wNAM.

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Bouteloua barbata
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bouteloua
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Bouteloua arenosa
PLANTS: Chondrosum barbata
PLANTS: Chondrosum exile
PLANTS: Chondrosum microstachyum
PLANTS: Chondrosum polystachyum
PLANTS: Chondrosum subscorpioides
More information about  Bouteloua barbata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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