Johnson grass

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Synonyms for Johnson grass

tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder

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These patches consisted of purple nutsedge (Cyperus rotundus) (100 x 50 m); Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) (25 x 10 m); shisham (Dalbergia sissoo) clipped stumps (70 x 32 m).
I tried to convey this to other employees, but I decided if they had never pulled the amount of Johnson grass I had, there was no way for them to understand what I was talking about.
In old fields, Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense) is locally dominant and fescue (Festuca arundinacea) is also frequent.
The categories were: litter at 5, 10, 25 and 50 cm; little bluestem at 25 and 50 cm; big bluestem at 25 and 50 cm; Johnson grass at 25 and 50 cm; other grasses at 25 and 50 cm; forbs at 5, 10 and 25 cm; woody species at 50 cm and [greater than or equal to] 1 m; dewberry at 25 cm; and bare ground.
I woke to the whisper Johnson grass made against my leg when I walked through it, but I wasn't the one who was walking.
Plateau suppresses seedhead growth, eliminates undesirable grass weeds such as Johnson grass, crabgrass, nutsedge, and vaseygrass and releases desirable Bermuda grass without the discoloration or negative impacts sometimes associated with other herbicides.
"The buck was in dense cover, and all I could see was his rack moving through the Johnson grass."
Johnson grass, nutgrass and crab-grass are just a few of the more common ones.
But not one of the tender food-plants can match the bursting, opportunistic energy, the sneaking tendrils and the skyward thrusts of Bermuda grass and Johnson grass, ragweed, pigweed, bindweed, goosefoot and dock, dog fennel and rabbit tobacco.
It stunts ragweed and Johnson grass, yellows periwinkle and causes scorches in almonds, plum, sycamore, oak, maple, mulberry--even stately American elms on the Mall in Washington, D.C.
To characterize vegetation at sites, we compared percentage of points with priority exotic grass species (Bermuda grass and Johnson grass Sorghum halepense) and percentage of points with priority native tallgrass species (i.e., big bluestem, little bluestem, Indian grass, switch grass, eastern gamma grass Tripsacum dactyloides, and side-oats grama Bouteloua curtipendula) on restored sites to exotic sites.
You give up and consider Johnson grass an ornamental.
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