Taxon  Report   1132 
Bouteloua trifida  S. Watson
Red grama
Bouteloua trifida
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
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Bouteloua trifida
© 2008 Steve Matson
Bouteloua trifida
© 2010 James M. Andre
Bouteloua trifida, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Bouteloua trifida
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bouteloua
Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Bouteloua trifida var. trifida
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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: Jun 18, 2018).

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