Latin name: Bouteloua trifida S. Watson
  Pronunciation: boo-tel-OO-a TRY-fid-a
  Common name: Red grama
  Family: Poaceae (Grass)
  Habitat: Dry rocky often calcareous slopes and
  scrubby places to 6500', eastern desert mountains,
  RARE in California
  Blooming period: May to September
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Bouteloua
  (2) trifida
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