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Definition of the noun blue grama
What does blue grama mean as a name of something?
- a pasture grass of western North America
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Encyclopedia of Kansas (2000)
by Nancy Capace
Buffalo, blue grama, and hairy grama are, in the order named, the chief forage grasses. Sand reed and turkey foot grow in the semi-arid southwest, and saltgrass and alkali sacaton in the alkaline soils. With a few exceptions, the short grasses ...
Hydrologic Data and Internet Resources by Pedro Fierro, Jr., Evan K. Nyer
Orchardgrass Blue grama Meadow fescue Reed canary Big trefoil Smooth brome Tall meadow oat-grass Cicer milkvetch Sourclover Sickle milkvetch EC! 103Z4 ...
Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster
sought for food and sport blue grama n (1898) : a low-growing perennial grama ( Bouteloua graci- lis) having slender curly leaves that is an important forage grass esp.
by Christopher Brickell
Blue grama. See Bouteloua gracilis. Blue gum. See Eucalyptus globulus. Blue holly.
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Griffiths English: blue grama B. trifida Thurber English: red grama 336 Boutonia Bojer ...
An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward
Common native grasses include little bluestem, blue grama, western wheatgrass, and needle-and-thread. Colorful forbs grow among the grasses. Common grazing animals are elk, pronghorn, white-tailed deer, mule deer, and prairie dogs.
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
Habitat includes short grass, mixed grass and bunch grass; preferred food plants include blue grama grass and buffalo grass. FSGH overwinters in egg-stage. Nymphs typically require 45–55 days for development; female undergoes 5 instars; ...
Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Among the least suitable plants are common prairie grasses such as prairie sandgrass, Triplasis pur- purea; blue grama, Bouteloua gracilis; six-weeks fescue , Festuca octoflora; needle-and-thread, Stipa comata; desert saltgrass, Distichlis ...
Based on the International Dictionary of 1890 and 1900 by William Torrey Harris, Frederic Sturges Allen
nnual meadow grass, dwarf crowfoot grama, blue grama. Holi un italicum. E. N.W. 1.3. E. As N.A. - r. g., Manourts. timothy, soleum loatenses.
—Blue grama, the common gramagrass , Bouteloua oligostachya, which ranges from Wisconsin to California and from Texas and Mexico to Manitoba and Alberta. It is one of the best grazing-grasses, ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Blue grama (B. oligostaehya) is the buffalo grass of the plains of eastern Montana , and is also a valuable forage plant. Bulbilz's.—-Buffalo grass (B. dactyloides) is probably the most valuable wild grass of the plains region, extending from the ...
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