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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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(1998), reported pronghorn and gemsbok shared yucca, plains bristlegrass Setaria leucopila and dropseed Sporobolus spp.
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.
SETARIA FABERI Herrm.; Nodding or Giant Foxtail-Grass, Japanese Bristlegrass; Old-field along RR track; Infrequent (abundant south of RR track); C = 0; BSUH 18633.
Important dominant grasses are Cenchrus ciliaris (buffelgrass), Hilaria berlandieri (curly mesquite), Setaria macrosrachya (plains bristlegrass) and Panicum hallii (Hall's panicum).
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.
Grasses include Aristida oligantha (prairie threeawn), Brachiaria platyphylla (broadleaf signalgrass), Cynodon dactylon (bermudagrass), Paspalum dilatatum (Dallasgrass), Setaria parviflora (yellow bristlegrass), Sorghum halepense (Johnsongrass), and Tridens strictus (longspike tridens).
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.e.
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).
SETARIA FABERI Herrm.; Nodding or giant foxtail-grass, Japanese bristlegrass; Entrance road, gravel lot and adjacent fields; Infrequent; C = 0; BSUH 18024.
rigens), Pringle's speargrass (Piptochaetium pringlei), Bluestem (Schizachyrium sp.), and Bristlegrass (Setaria sp.) (Schlichting 2006, Behrstock pers.