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Old World Bluestems Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive Old World bluestem grasses on your Missouri property. More

Queen of the Kingdom of Callaway

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Eastern gamagrass returns to a central Missouri farm. More

Reed Canary Grass

Photo of several reed canary grass plants with flowering heads
Phalaris arundinacea
Reed canary grass is native to Europe, Asia, and North America, and it varies quite a bit. Our native Missouri version, for instance, is quite different from the Eurasian type that has been widely introduced—and which has proven to be highly invasive. More

Reed Canary Grass

Photo of several reed canary grass plants with flowering heads
Reed canary grass is native to Europe, Asia, and North America, and it varies quite a bit. Our native Missouri version, for instance, is quite different from the Eurasian type that has been widely introduced—and which has proven to be highly invasive. More

Reed Canary Grass Control

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

Reed Canary Grass Invasive Species Fact Sheet

Use this print-and-carry sheet to identify and control invasive reed canary grass on your Missouri property. More

Spring Into Action

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

Tall Fescue

Photo of tall fescue plants
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