gramagrass

gramagrass

[′gram·ə‚gras]
(botany)
Any grass of the genus Bouteloua ; pasture grass.
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If irrigation is not available, native dryland grass species such as crested wheatgrass, buffalograss, and blue gramagrass are used.
Other grasses were the most abundant herbaceous material (35%) including winter grass, spear grass, oldfield threeawn, love grass, ovalleaf sedge (Carex cephalophora), arrowfeather, starved rosette grass, and hairy gramagrass (Bouteloua hirsuta).
Some species, such as crested wheatgrass and blue gramagrass, can tolerate greater alkalinity.
Common Kentucky bluegrass, perennial ryegrass, fine fescues, common bermudagrass, bahiagrass, tall fescue, buffalograss, wheatgrasses, and blue gramagrass are popular choices in their respective zones of adaptation.