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Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.
Blackgrass; Slender Foxtail; Alopecurus agrestis L; Black-grass; Slender meadow foxtail

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Poales  
 Family Poaceae  
 Genus Alopecurus  
  Alopecurus myosuroides    Huds. 
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Synonyms: Alopecurus adanensis Alopecurus affinis Alopecurus agrestis Alopecurus agrestis minima Alopecurus agrestis minimus Alopecurus agrestis tonsus Alopecurus caerulescens Alopecurus coerulescens Alopecurus creticus Alopecurus myosuroides breviaristatus Alopecurus myosuroides compositus details
Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 5: 345, 2000. Brako, L., A.Y. Rossman & D.F. Farr 1995.(none). Sci. Comm. Names 1–294. Bor, N. L. 1960. Grass. Burma, Ceylon, India & Pakistan i-xviii, 1-767. Simon, B. K. 1990. A key to Australian grasses. Key Austral. Grasses 1–150.
Name Code: 201391
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Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.
slender meadow foxtail

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General Information
Symbol: ALMY
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : CAN   I
L48   I
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA NRCS. 1995. Northeast wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . Northeast National Technical Center, Chester. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 192. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
ALAG Alopecurus agrestis L.


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Alopecurus L. – foxtail
Species Alopecurus myosuroides Huds. – slender meadow foxtail

Subordinate Taxa

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Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Washington blackgrass Class B noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Alopecurus myosuroides blackgrass slender foxtail This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.
WSWS Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al.. 1996. Weeds of the West . Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming.

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Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
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Northcentral & Northeast FACW
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