Poaceae Bouteloua hirsuta Lag.

Hairy Grama

Kiowa - Food, Fodder

Use documented by:
Vestal, Paul A. and Richard Evans Schultes, 1939, The Economic Botany of the Kiowa Indians, Cambridge MA. Botanical Museum of Harvard University, page 14

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Scientific name: Bouteloua hirsuta Lag.
USDA symbol: BOHIH (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Hairy Grama
Family: Poaceae
Family (APG): Poaceae
Native American Tribe: Kiowa
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Fodder
Notes: Very good fodder, according to the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, for horses and mules.

RECRD: 10746 id: 7449