Calflora
Taxon  Report   1126    
Bouteloua barbata  Lag.
Sixweeks grama
Bouteloua barbata
© 2013 Jean Pawek
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bouteloua
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bouteloua arenosa
PLANTS: Chondrosum barbata
PLANTS: Chondrosum exile
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More information about  Bouteloua barbata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (BOBA2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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