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Alopecurus aequalis

Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.

Shortawn foxtail

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ALAE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Leaf: Green
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Apr

Distribution

USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: None

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Alopecurus aequalis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Alopecurus aequalis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Alopecurus aequalis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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