rothrock grama

noun
roth·​rock grama | \ ˈräˌthräk-, -thrək- \

Definition of rothrock grama

: an erect perennial grass (Bouteloua rothrockii) with pectinately arranged spikelets

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History and Etymology for rothrock grama

probably after Joseph T. Rothrock †1922 American physician and botanist

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“Rothrock grama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rothrock%20grama. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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