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Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

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Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Bouteloua brachyathera Phil.:
Chile (South America)

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Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Bouteloua pusilla Vasey:
Mexico (Mesoamerica)

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Localities documented in Tropicos sources

Chloris procumbens P. Durand:
Mexico (Mesoamerica)

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Bouteloua simplex Lag.:
Argentina (South America)
Bolivia (South America)
Ecuador (South America)
Mexico (Mesoamerica)
Panama (Mesoamerica)
Peru (South America)
United States (North America)
Chile (South America)

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Physical Description

Morphology

Physical Description

Annuals, Terrestrial, not aquatic, Stems nodes swollen or brittle, Stems geniculate, decumbent, or lax, sometimes rooting at nodes, Stems caespitose, tufted, or clustered, Stems terete, round in cross section, or polygonal, Stem internodes hollow, Stems with inflorescence less than 1 m tall, Stems, culms, or scapes exceeding basal leaves, Leaves mostly basal, below middle of stem, Leaves conspicuously 2-ranked, distichous, Leaves sheathing at base, Leaf sheath mostly open, or loose, Leaf sheath smooth, glabrous, Leaf sheath hairy at summit, throat, or collar, Leaf sheath and blade differentiated, Leaf blades linear, Leaf blades very narrow or filiform, less than 2 mm wide, Leaf blades mostly flat, Leaf blade margins folded, involute, or conduplicate, Leaf blades mostly glabrous, Leaf blades more or less hairy, Ligule present, Ligule a fringe of hairs, Inflorescence terminal, Inflorescence with 2 or more spikes, fascicles, glomerules, heads, or clusters per culm, Inflorescence a panicle with narrowly racemose or spicate branches, Inflorescence branches 1-sided, Inflorescence branches terminating in bristle or point, Flowers bisexual, Spikelets sessile or subsessile, Spikelets laterally compressed, Spikelet less than 3 mm wide, Spikelets with 1 fertile floret, Spikelets solitary at rachis nodes, Spikelets all alike and fertille, Spikelets bisexual, Spikelets disarticulating above the glumes, glumes persistent, Spikelets secund, in rows on one side of rachis, Rachilla or pedicel glabrous, Glumes present, empty bracts, Glumes 2 clearly present, Glumes distinctly unequal, Glumes equal to or longer than adjacent lemma, Glume equal to or longer than spikelet, Glumes 1 nerved, Lemma coriaceous, firmer or thicker in texture than the glumes, Lemma 3 nerved, Lemma glabrous, Lemma body or surface hairy, Lemma apex dentate, 3-5 fid, Lemma teeth unequal. central tooth longer, Lemma distinctly awned, more than 2-3 mm, Lemma with 3 awns, Lemma awn less than 1 cm long, Lemma margins thin, lying flat, Lemma straight, Palea present, well developed, Palea membranous, hyaline, Palea shorter than lemma, Palea 2 nerved or 2 keeled, Stamens 3, Styles 2-fid, deeply 2-branched, Stigmas 2, Fruit - caryopsis, Caryopsis ellipsoid, longitudinally grooved, hilum long-linear.
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Type Information

Type fragment for Chloris procumbens P. Durand
Catalog Number: US 80856
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): L. Née
Locality: Argentina, South America
  • Type fragment: Durand, P. 1808. Chlor. Sp. 16.
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Type fragment for Bouteloua brachyathera Phil.
Catalog Number: US 865572A
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): R. A. Philippi
Locality: Tarapacá, Chile, South America
  • Type fragment: Philippi, R. A. 1891. Anales Mus. Nac. Santiago de Chile. 1891: 85.
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Holotype for Bouteloua pusilla Vasey
Catalog Number: US 81725
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): G. R. Vasey
Year Collected: 1881
Locality: Kingsman, on the Pecos River., New Mexico, United States, North America
  • Holotype: Vasey, G. 1884. Bull. Torrey Bot. Club. 11: 66.
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Type fragment for Chondrosium humile Kunth
Catalog Number: US 865683A
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Verification Degree: Card file verified by examination of alleged type specimen
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): Collector unknown
Locality: Llactacunga Quitensium, Monte Guadalupensi., Ecuador, South America
  • Type fragment: Kunth, C. S., et al. 1816. Nova Genera Sp. Pl. 1: 175.
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Type fragment for Bouteloua simplex var. actinochloides Henrard
Catalog Number: US 865564A
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Botany
Preparation: Pressed specimen
Collector(s): G. Mandon
Year Collected: 1857
Locality: Cochypata., Bolivia, South America
Elevation (m): 3000 to 3000
  • Type fragment: Henrard, J. T. 1921. Meded. Rijks-Herb. 40: 65.
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Conservation

Conservation Status

NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G5 - Secure

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National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure

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