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Noun1.bristlegrass - grasses of grasslands and woodlands having large gracefully arching spikes with long bristles beneath each spikelet
foxtail, foxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
genus Setaria, Setaria - annual or perennial grasses of warm regions: bristlegrasses
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Ground cover included plains bristlegrass, Setaria macrostachya (Poaceae), peppergrass, prickly Russian thistle, Coulter's horseweed, golden crownbeard, hairyseed bahia, Bahia absinthifolia (Asteraceae), burroweed, Isocoma tenuisecta (Asteraceae), silverleafnightshade, copper globemallow, and trailing windmills.
The research at El Reno focused on bermudagrass, Cynodon dactylon, alone and with a scattering of senescent downy brome, Bromus tectorum, and yellow bristlegrass, Setaria glauca.
The most frequendy encountered grasses were intermediate wheatgrass and smooth brome (Bromus inermis Leyss), whereas tall wheatgrass, slender wheatgrass (Elymus trachycauluss [Link] Gould ex Shinners), bristlegrass (Setaria spp), indiangrass (Sorghastrum nutans L Nash), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii vitman), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) were rarely recorded.
In a nation that believed it was best "to rest content with one's native land and leave it with great trepidation" (antu zhongqian), the state had long regarded vagrants as part of the so-called "you" people, or the bad people who were like the "green bristlegrass [in rice fields; i.
alleni included needle grama (Bouteloua aristidoides), vine mesquite (Panicum obtusum), Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon), tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus), sprangletop (Leptochloa species), bristlegrass (Setaria leucophila), and Arizona cottontop (Trichachne californica).
The habitat was characterized by Bermudagrass, buffelgrass (Cenchrus ciliaris), Guineagrass (Panicum maximum), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense), southwestern bristlegrass (Setaria scheelei), dock (Rumex chrysocarpus) and cattail (Typha domingensis).
Warm-season perennials such as tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus), plains bristlegrass (Setaria machrostachya) and multiflowered false rhodesgrass (Chloris pluriflora) dominated the Sandy Loam and Shallow Sandy Loam range sites of south Texas under pre-European settlement conditions (Stevens & Arriaga 1985).
We purchased seeds of three species of native grasses (switchgrass Panicum virgatum,plains bristlegrass Setaria leucopila, and Texas millet Urochloa texana) from local suppliers; none was from named cultivars.
Certain perennial graminoids were primarily in grasslands (Bouteloua rigidiseta, Bothriochloa ischaemum, bermuda grass Cynodon dactylon, Hilaria belangeri, and panic grass Panicum hallii), whereas others (Cyperus, Virginia wildrye Elymus virginicus), and southwestern bristlegrass Setaria scheelei) were restricted largely to juniper or live oak habitats.
Subordinate streamside vegetation is comprised of seepwillow baccharis (Baccharis salicifolia), which is dominant, deergrass (Muhlenbergia rigens), cattail (Typha latifolia), annual spikesedge (Eleocharis caribaea), Grisebach bristlegrass (Setaria grisebachii), plains bristlegrass (Setaria leucopila), barnyard grass (Echinochloa crusgalli), knotgrass (Paspalum distichum) and water bentgrass (Agrostis semiverticillata).