medusahead


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me·du·sa·head

 (mĭ-do͞o′sə-hĕd′, -zə, -dyo͞o′-)
n.
An annual grass (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) with long bristly awns that is native to Europe and has become naturalized in western North America.
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2015) found that combining forage seeding with other management approaches resulted in higher overall control of medusahead (Elymus caput-medusae L.
The proposed implementation would establish rangeland demonstration plots involving the incorporation of the biopesticide D7 into an integrated approach for the management of cheatgrass, medusahead rye, and/or jointed goatgrass involving the use of revegetation activities and herbicides.
What to look for: Medusahead, Herb Robert, shining geranium, meadow knapweed, spurge laurel, garlic mustard, false brome, water primrose willow, lesser celandine, purple loosestrife, yellow and Maltese starthistles, yellow flag iris.
Key grass species controlled include cheat, downy brome, medusahead, wild oats, volunteer wheat, and ripgut brome.
Influence of simulated burning of soil-litter from low sagebrush, squirreltail, cheatgrass, and medusahead on water-soluble anions and cations.
Prescribed grazing reduced medusahead cover in years that did not have significant late spring rainfall.
Aggressive and unruly in appearance, medusahead edges out native plants.
The main species at SFREC in late May and early June 2003 were wild oat (Avena fatua), rose clover (Trifolium hirtum), medusahead (Elymus caput-medusae) and soft chess (Bromus hordea-ceus) (table 1).
Currently, EBCL's top weed priorities include yellow starthistle, Russian knapweed, saltcedar, Russian thistle, leafy spurge, hoary cress, perennial pepper-weed, spotted knapweed, medusahead ryegrass, and rush skeleton weed.
Vegetation management burns, or controlled burns, are conducted from time to time at SFREC, often to control invasive, nonnative plant species such as medusahead.
One of Sand Hollow's primary intended uses is to restore rangelands currently overwhelmed by highly aggressive, non-native plants such as cheatgrass or medusahead wildrye.