sideoats grama

(Bouteloua curtipendula var. curtipendula)

Conservation Status
sideoats grama
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

SNR - Unranked

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Height

 
 

24 to 36

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Dry to moderate moisture. Prairies. Full sun.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Flowering

 
 

August to September

 
     
 
Use
 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

 
  12/26/2011      
         
 

Nativity

 
 

Native

 
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

 

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Liliopsida (monocots)  
 

Order

Poales (grasses, sedges, cattails, and allies)  
 

Family

Poaceae (grasses)  
  No Rank PACMAD clade  
  Subfamily Chloridoideae  
  Tribe Cynodonteae  
  Subtribe Boutelouinae  
 

Genus

Bouteloua (grama)  
  Species Bouteloua curtipendula (sideoats grama)  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

Andropogon curtipendulus

Aristida secunda

Atheropogon curtipendulus

Bouteloua brasiliensis

Bouteloua curtipendula var. aristosa

Bouteloua meliciformis

Bouteloua melicoides

Bouteloua racemosa

Bouteloua racemosa var. aristosa

Chloris curtipendula

Chloris secunda

Cynodon curtipendulus

Cynodon melicoides

Cynosurus secundus

Dinebra curtipendula

Dinebra melicoides

Dinebra secunda

Eutriana affinis

Eutriana curtipendula

Heterostega curtipendula

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

side-oats grama

side-oats grama grass

sideoats grama

tall grama

tall grama grass

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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Inflorescence

  sideoats grama   sideoats grama
       
  sideoats grama    
       

Infructescence

  sideoats grama   sideoats grama
       
       

 

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  Sweat Bees on Grass Flowers
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Miniature sweat bees (Lasioglossum sp.) collect pollen from sideoats grama flowers.

   
       

 

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