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Bouteloua rothrockii Vasey

Rothrock’s grama

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusBoutelouaNamed after the brothers Claudio (1774-1842) and Estéban (1776-1813) Boutelou, Spanish botanists and horticulturists. Claudio was a professor of agriculture in Madrid and Esteban was possibly also
SpeciesrothrockiiAfter Dr. Joseph Trimble Rothrock (1839-1922), professor of botany at the University of Pennsylvania and surgeon on the Wheeler Exploring Expedition of 1873-1875

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Bouteloua rothróckii

Bouteloua barbata Lag. var. rothrockii (Vasey) Gould


Bouteloua rothrockii description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Bouteloua rothrockii (Rothrock’s grama)

8/26/2014 · La Ventana Natural Arch, El Malpais, New Mex­ico
≈ 5 × 4" (13 × 10 cm) ID is uncertain


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