Rothrock’s grama

Bouteloua barbata var. rothrockii

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
2500
Max elevation:
5500
Counties: 
Cochise
Graham
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai
Yuma

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
Moderate
Germination Overall: 
High
Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
Low

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Not commonly available
Citations:
Toole 1938; Glendening 1937; Humphrey 1949; Canfield 1957; McClaran & Van Devender 1995; Stromberg et al. 1996; Abella et al. 2009