Content tagged with "grass"

Tall Fescue Control

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

Tallgrass

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Prairie grasses are an attractive habitat to a wildflower garden. More

Tallgrass Country

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Vast prairies and scattered savannas once blanketed the Osage Plains. More

The Grass IS Greener!

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Native Grasses
This summer’s drought shows the importance of native warm-season grasses. More

The Look and Life of the Prairie

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A Texas County couple harvest or raise a variety of prairie plants and grasses. More

Time to Spray Cool-Season Grasses

Spring is here. That means turkey season, crappie fishing and morel mushrooms. It also means cool-season grasses like fescue, brome and bluegrass are growing. More

Wildflowers and Grasses

Learn about Missouri's wildflowers and grasses and tips for identifying them. More

Yellow Bluestem

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Yellow bluestem is a nonnative, aggressive, weedy degrader of pasturelands that escapes cultivation and endangers native habitats. It blooms in Missouri in late June to July, far earlier than our native bluestems. More

Yellow Bluestem (Flowers)

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Yellow bluestem is a nonnative, aggressive, weedy degrader of pasturelands that escapes cultivation and endangers native habitats. It blooms in Missouri in late June to July, far earlier than our native bluestems. More

Yellow Bluestem (Plant)

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Yellow bluestem is a clump-forming, warm-season perennial grass native to southern Europe and Asia, with flowering stems up to 4 feet tall. An invasive species in Missouri, it has been documented escaping in Howell County and is also likely found in other counties. Once established, this invasive species is almost impossible to eradicate. More