Taxon  Report   1131    
Bouteloua gracilis  (Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths
Blue grama
Bouteloua gracilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bouteloua
Communities: Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Bouteloua gracilis var. stricta
PLANTS: Bouteloua oligostachya
PLANTS: Chondrosum gracile
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More information about  Bouteloua gracilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).