Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Bouteloua hirsuta Lagasca
Chondrosum foenum Torrey
Chondrosum hirsutum (Lagasca) Kunth
Bouteloua hirsuta is very similar to Bouteloua gracilis, except that the
branches off the primary axis extend several millimeters past the last spikelet. The two
species are frequently found in the same area.
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Bouteloua hirsuta, photo Russ Kleinman, Bill Norris, Kelly Kindscher, and the Gila River Festival
Field Trip 2007 to the Box Cyn. Rd. at the Gila River, Sept. 15, 2007
Bouteloua hirsuta, detail of spikelets, photo Russ Kleinman & Richard Felger, Burro Mtns., Knight Peak, Oct. 6, 2007
Bouteloua hirsuta, closeup of inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Leggett Canyon, Aug. 27, 2009
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