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Bouteloua eriopoda 'Nogal'

Bouteloua eriopoda 'Nogal' (Black grama)

is a fully hardy perennial deciduous grass with yellow flowers in mid Spring. It grows well in semi-shade, and prefers medium levels of water. This plant requires a minimum of 160 frost free days to grow successfully. It has high drought tolerance.


Bouteloua eriopoda 'Nogal' grows in soils ranging from a pH of 7 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5) to 8.3 (alkaline ranges from 8.1 to 8.5). It is adapted to silt, sand, loam, clay loam, silt loam, sandy loam, loamy sand, silty clay loam and sandy clay loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.


This is a decumbent plant and has a stoloniferous growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.6m / 2ft. The vegetative spread rate is fast.


The leaves are green in Summer.


Hedge (none).


Very resistant to fire.

Fruit and seed

There is a high fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.


Propagation techniques include seed.

-23°C / -9.4F 7 to 8.3 0.6m / 2ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Bouteloua
Common names
Black grama (United States)
References [edit] ?

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