The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Slender Grama Grass

Latin Name:

Bouteloua repens

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Bouteloua repens, colloquially known as slender grama, is a grass species in the grama genus native to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. This plant is very high in fiber, but has a lower calcium-to-phosphorus ratio that is not beneficial for calcium consumption.