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Synonyms for witchgrass

North American grass with slender brushy panicles

European grass spreading rapidly by creeping rhizomes

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Scop.), witchgrass (Panicum capillare L.), and barnyardgrass (Echinochloa crus-galli L.).
But because of that tree it is a barren wasteland of witchgrass in mud during March and April, and a dust bowl in July and August.
John's wort * 13 Achillea millefolium Yarrow 14 Sorghastrum nutans Indian grass 15 Aster oolentangiensis Prairie aster 16 Schizachyrium scoparium Little bluestem 17 Dactylis glomerata Orchard grass * 18 Trifolium pratense Red clover * 19 Cyperus lupulinus Sedge 20 Potentilla simplex Common cinquefoil 21 Digitaria cognata Fall witchgrass 22 Daucus carota Queen Anne's lace * 23 Oxalis stricta Common wood sorrel 24 Rosa spp.
This cpDNA clone, pRR12, spanned the homologous region of the sorghum clone pLD5 and detected the BamHI restriction fragment polymorphism that differentiated upland and lowland witchgrass cultivars.
Bind weed and witchgrass propagate through underground rhizomes and will come up through most mulch materials.
In "Witchgrass," the defiant voice of the weed precedes a quick portrait of a man and a woman, a husband and wife, lying in bed, (one of the few "peopled" moments in the poems) wrapped in the bleakness of diminished passion.
It's just another way "to blame one tribe for everything--as we both know/ if you worship one god, you only need/ one enemy--I'm not the enemy." Earth, witchgrass, witch, woman--the blamed tribe, not the enemy.
Importance values revealed that the five most important species at burrows were honey mesquite, bufflegrass, Lehmann lovegrass, granjeno, and fall witchgrass (Digitaria cognata), while at random sites the five most important species were Lehmann lovegrass, honey mesquite, hairy grama, threeawn (Aristida), and hogplum (Table 3).
Clark Dichanthelium dichotomum (L.) Gould cypress witchgrass Dichanthelium sabulorum (Lam.) Gould hemlock rosette grass & C.A.
Collect a pile of witchgrass (also called quackgrass) stems and wash well to remove all soil.
I also had time in my 3,000 square foot garden to attack witchgrass, that wonderful plant that propagates through underground stems called rhizomes.
Only two grasses were present in these clearings (small crabgrass, Digitaria ischaemum, and spreading witchgrass, Panicum dichotomiflorum) and both were subdominants.
The second subhabitat was higher, drier habitat surrounding the cattails and characterized by a mixture of grasses that included broomsedge, redtop (Argostis gigantea), spreading witchgrass and purpletop (Tridens flavus).
In Maine it is called witchgrass. It is also known as quack grass, couch grass, wheat grass, quitch grass, Shelly grass, knotgrass, devil's grass, and scutch grass and if you still don't know what I'm talking about, its Latin name is Agropyron repens.