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Blue Grama
Scientific Name: Bouteloua gracilis (Willd. ex Kunth) Lag. ex Griffiths
Synonym: Chondrosum oligostachyum, Chondrosum gracile, Bouteloua oligostachya
Family: Poaceae
Blue Grama (Bouteloua  gracilis)
Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-3,10,12
USDA: 3-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: North America

Growth Habits: Perennial bunchgrass, 10 inches to 2 feet tall (25-60 cm), 1.5 to 2 feet in spread (45-60 cm)

Watering Needs: Low water use, does poorly with unsufficient drainage

Propagation: Seeds, self sows

Can be used for low maintenance turf.

Blooming Habits:
Red or purple flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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