sep23 - cool season grass full maturity in April/May late...

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9/23 Prairie sand reed—E. Colorado, Artemisia, sandy soils tall grass, Calamovila longifolia ; 40 in long; open panicle; 1 flor. Per spike (@ base of spike there are hairs in base of floret); fairly palatable (central & northern great plains) Tall dropseed— Sporobolus compositus or (asper) @ stem @ base rhizome points straight up @ soil surface, wide distribution, sandy soils, mid-tall grass praire (more Eastern part) Prairie junegrass—bunch grass; inflorescence wide open & green during pollination; margin clear & waxy layer around lemma when its open N. E. corner of New Mexico—Canada wildrye in foreground; relatively tall; seed heads at maturity bend over (nods over to side); cool season plant
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Unformatted text preview: cool season grass full maturity in April/May late spring • Eastern gama grass—tall plant; wide leaf blade w/ white strip down middle; big plant very palatable for livestock; found in tall grass prairie • South of Seminole—honey mesquite no leaves (fall) o Four-wing saltbush—evergreen shrub very palatable extract salt from soil used to remediate saline sights; mow shrub then fed takes salt out of soil; year round food supply • South eastern Oklahoma—wintertime Eastern half of country o Evergreen more of a tree o Blue berry’s pointed at top *alligator & Redberry juniper only sprouting junipers far E. boundary of Great Plains...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course NRM 3501 taught by Professor Wester during the Fall '09 term at Texas Tech.

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