Bouteloua rothrockii

Bouteloua rothrockii

Rothrock's grama

Previous scientific name(s): Bouteloua barbata var. rothrockii

Drought tolerant, short-lived, perennial bunchgrass occurring on dry rocky hillsides and medium to coarse soils throughout the southwest deserts. Moderately palatable but less nutritious than other grama grasses. Very useful for reclamation in the hot deserts of the southwest.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
12.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,360,000
Planting Season: 
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes