Slender Grama

Bouteloua repens

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

Soil

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

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
5000
Counties: 
Cochise
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Mohave
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz

Reproduction & Growth

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

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
NOTES:
successful history in revegetation projects
Citations:
Falk et al. 2013, Smith et al. 2009