Taxon  Report   9735    
Bouteloua aristidoides  (Kunth) Griseb.
Needle grama
Bouteloua aristidoides
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Bouteloua aristidoides
© 2014 Keir Morse
Bouteloua aristidoides
© 2005 Steve Matson
Bouteloua aristidoides, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, NAM/WW.

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Plant Characteristics
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Bouteloua aristidoides
© 2014 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Bouteloua
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Bouteloua aristidoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Jan 23, 2019).