Species: Bouteloua hirsuta
Common name: hairy grama
Vegetative identification: Blade and collar have conspicuous glandular hairs, mostly on the upper surface but occasionally on the lower also. The collar has a larger tuft of hair on each side. The sheath is smooth and papery. The leaves are flat, short and drooping.
This species can be difficult to tell from blue grama or buffalograss while vegetative.