Calflora
Taxon  Report   10799    
Bothriochloa ischaemum  (L.) Keng
Yellow bluestem
Bothriochloa ischaemum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Bothriochloa ischaemum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Bothriochloa ischaemum, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California.

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Bothriochloa ischaemum
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bothriochloa
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Andropogon ischaemum
ICPN: Bothriochloa ischaemum var. songarica
More information about  Bothriochloa ischaemum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (BOIS)

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).