Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium

  Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) J.T. Columbus image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

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Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Poaceae
Bouteloua dactyloides (Nutt.) J.T. Columbus
buffalo grass
Bouteloua: named after Claudio Bouteloua (1774-1842), a Spanish horticulturist
dactyloides: from Greek dactylos, meaning "finger," and oid, meaning "like," maybe because of leaf shape or for resemblance to "Dactylis," genus of orchardgrass
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Status: Introduced - locally established
Plant: perennial grass

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Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.) Engelm.
Bulbilis dactyloides (Nutt.) Raf. ex Kuntze
Sesleria dactyloides Nutt.

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