Bouteloua eriopoda, commonly known as black grama, is a perennial prairie grass that is native to the Southwestern United States. Its main means of reproduction is by stolons, as its ratio of viable seeds to sterile ones is naturally low. The disparity may play a role in its lack of tolerance to overgrazing (relative to other grasses), but aside from this B. eriopoda is a good forage food for livestock.
- Pacific Railr. Rep. 4(pt. 5 [no. 4]) (Whipple). 155. 1857 "Plant Name Details for Bouteloua eriopoda". IPNI. Retrieved December 1, 2009.
- Notes Milit. Reconn. [Emory] 153. 1848 "Plant Name Details for Chondrosum eriopodum". IPNI. Retrieved December 1, 2009.
Along the Del Norte, and in the region between that river and the waters of the Gila, New Mexico (South-Central U.S.A., Northern America)
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Data related to Bouteloua eriopoda at Wikispecies
- USDA PLANTS Profile for Bouteloua eriopoda (black grama)
- Jepson Manual treatment for Bouteloua eriopoda