Definition of Genus Bouteloua
1. Noun. Forage grasses.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Grama, Grama Grass, Gramma, Gramma Grass
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bouteloua
Literary usage of Genus Bouteloua
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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"A grass, properly of the genus Bouteloua, growing on the plains east of the Rocky Mountains, and forming a rich wild pasturage. ..."
2. The Agricultural Grasses of the United States by George Vasey, Clifford Richardson, United States Division of Botany (1884)
"The former belong mostly to the genus Bouteloua, the most important species being B, racemosa or tall mesquite, ..."
3. The Farmers' Alliance History and Agricultural Digest by Nelson A. Dunning (1891)
"The former belong mostly to the genus Bouteloua, the most important species being B. racemosa, or tall mesquite, ..."
4. Grasses of the Southwest: Plates and Descriptions of the Grasses of the ...by George Vasey by George Vasey (1891)
"The genus Bouteloua, which includes those grasses popularly called grama grass, is a very large one in the Southwest, embracing many species, both annuals ..."