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Bouteloua aristidoides (Kunth) Griseb. var. aristidoides
Habit: Annual. Stem: decumbent to erect, 0.5--3.5 dm. Leaf: blade < 7 cm, < 2 mm wide. Inflorescence: branches 4--16, 8--25 mm, pendent to appressed, deciduous in fruit; branch axis prolonged beyond terminal spikelet node generally > 5 mm, base densely short-hairy; spikelets 1--4 per branch, generally appressed, falling with branch. Spikelet: upper glume 5--7 mm, glabrous or hairy, acute; florets 1--2; lower floret lemma +- = upper glume, glabrous or hairy, lobes 0, awns 0 or 2, lateral, < 1 mm; base of upper floret (if present) hairy-tufted, lobes generally 0 between awn bases, awns 2--7 mm, generally unequal. Chromosomes: 2n=40.
Ecology: Dry, open, sandy to rocky slopes, flats, washes, disturbed sites, scrub, woodland; Elevation: < 1800 m. Bioregional Distribution: e PR, e&s DMoj, DSon; Distribution Outside California: to Utah, Texas, southern Mexico, South America. Flowering Time: All year Note: Other variety in Arizona, New Mexico, northwestern Mexico.
eFlora Treatment Author: J. Travis Columbus
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Citation for this treatment: J. Travis Columbus 2016. Bouteloua aristidoides var. aristidoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=55240, accessed on February 08, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on February 08, 2016.