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

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Queen of the Kingdom of Callaway

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Eastern gamagrass returns to a central Missouri farm.

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Photo of several reed canary grass plants with flowering heads

Reed Canary Grass

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.

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Photo of several reed canary grass plants with flowering heads

Reed Canary Grass

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.

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Reed Canary Grass Control

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

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

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Spring Into Action

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

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Tall Fescue

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.

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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).

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Photo of tall fescue plants

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.

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