Invasive Plants: Grasses

aegilops

(no common name)

Scientific Name: Aegilops triuncialis

Native Look-Alikes: Meadow barley (Hordeum brachyantherum)

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Bermuda Grass

Scientific Name: Cynodon dactylon

Native Look-Alikes: none

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Crimson Fountaingrass, Fountaingrass

Scientific Name: Pennisetum setaceum 

Native Look-Alikes: Big squirreltail grass (Elymus multisetus)

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European Beach Brass, European Beachgrass, Beachgrass

Scientific Name: Ammophila arenaria 

Native Look-Alikes: none

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feathertop

Feathertop

Scientific Name: Pennisetum villosum 

Native Look-Alikes: none

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Giant Reed

Scientific Name: Arundo donax 

Native Look-Alikes: Giant Wild Rye (Elymus condensatus )

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Harding Grass, Bulbous Canarygrass

Scientific Name: Phalaris aquatica 

Native Look-Alikes: none

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Kikuyugrass, Kikuyu Grass

Scientific Name: Pennisetum clandestinum 

Native Look-Alikes: none

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medusahead1

Medusa Head, Medusahead

Scientific Name: Taeniatherum caput-medusae 

Native Look-Alikes: Meadow barley (Hordeum brachyantherum)

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Mexican Feathergrass

Scientific Name: Stipa tenuissima 

Native Look-AlikesFoothill needlegrass (Stipa lepida)

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Photos: Susan Morrison (left), Anne Coates 

onionweed1

Onionweed, Asphodel

Scientific Name: Asphodelus fistulosus  

Native Look-Alikes: none

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pampas1

Pampas Grass, Uruguayan Pampas Grass

Scientific Name: Cortaderia selloana

Native Look-Alikes: Giant Wild Rye (Elymus condensatus )

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Purple Pampas Grass, Pampas Grass, Andes Grass, Andean Pampas Grass

Scientific Name: Cortaderia jubata

Native Look-Alikes: Giant Wild Rye (Elymus condensatus)

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smilograss1

Smilograss, Smilo Grass, Millet Mountain Rice, Smilo, Rice Grass

Scientific Name: Piptatherum miliaceum

Native Look-Alikes: Love grass (Eragrostis spp.)

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Perennial Veldt grass, Perennial Veldtgrass

Scientific Name: Ehrharta calycina

Native Look-Alikes: none

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Upright Veldt Grass, Panic Veldtgrass

Scientific Name: Ehrharta erecta

Native Look-Alikes: none

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