Content tagged with "fescue"

Landowner Assistance

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"Landowner Assistance" for the April 2007 Missouri Conservationist. More

Landowner Spraying Fescue

Missouri landowners who want more wildlife eradicate fescue to improve rabbit, quail and songbird habitat. More

Managing Fescue

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Working around fescue to create quality wildlife habitat. More

Spring Into Action

Begin improving the wildlife habitat on your farm by converting fescue. More

Tall Fescue

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Festuca arundinacea
You’ve seen it a million times, now learn to identify it! Technically an exotic invasive plant, tall fescue is practically everywhere, from lawns to levees, and from pastures to (unfortunately!) prairies. More

Tall Fescue (Flowers)

Photo of tall fescue flowers
Tall fescue’s branching flowering stalks are somewhat narrow and contracted to slightly spreading, usually 2-10 inches long, and often nodding at the top. Flowers occur in flat, oval spikelets that are 1/4 to 1/2 inch long. There are usually 4-5 individual flowers in each spikelet. It blooms April through July (sometimes to October). More

Tall Fescue (Plants)

Photo of tall fescue plants
You’ve seen it a million times! Technically an exotic invasive plant, tall fescue is practically everywhere, from lawns to levees, and from pastures to (unfortunately!) prairies. More

Tall Fescue Control

Learn to identify and control this invasive grass on your Missouri property. More