Buchloë dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Buchloë dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.

  • Description

    Species Description - Staminate culms 1–2 dm, the pistillate 2–5 cm; lf-blades sparsely pilose, 3–10 cm, ca 2 mm wide; staminate spikes 6–15 mm; pistillate spikelets (second glume) 6 mm; 2n=40. Dry prairies and plains; w. Minn. and w. Io., n. to Alta., w. to the mts., s. to Ariz. and N.M.; the most important constituent of the short-grass prairies. (Bulbilis d.)