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Grasshoppers of Wyoming and the West

Entomology

Appendix of Common-Scientific Names
of Grasshopper Food Plants

Field Guide Contents

Glossary

Selected References

List of Species Fact Sheets

Grasses

Sedges-Rushes
Forbs and Shrubsbarley — Hordeum vulgare
barnyardgrass — Echinochloa crusgalli
basin wildrye — Elymus cinereus
big bluestem — Andropogon gerardii
bluebunch wheatgrass — Pseudoroegneria (Agropyron) spicata
blue grama — Bouteloua gracilis
buffalograss — Buchloe dactyloides
burrograss — Scleropogon brevifolius
crested wheatgrass — Agropyron cristatum
curly mesquite — Hilaria belangeri
downy brome — Bromus tectorum
fall witchgrass — Leptoloma cognatum
foxtail barley — Hordeum jubatum
foxtail brome — Bromus rubens
giant wildrye — Elymus condensatus
green bristlegrass — Setaria viridis
green needlegrass — Stipa viridula
hairy grama — Bouteloua hirsuta
hare barley — Hordeum leporinum
Idaho fescue — Festuca idahoensis
intermediate wheatgrass — Elytrigia (Agropyron) intermedia
Japanese brome — Bromus japonicus
Johnsongrass — Sorghum halepense
Kentucky bluegrass — Poa pratensis
little barley — Hordeum pusillum
little bluestem — Schizachyrium scoparium
needleandthread — Stipa comata
oats — Avena sativa
orchardgrass — Dactylis glomerata
Parry oatgrass — Danthonia parryi
plains lovegrass — Eragrostis intermedia
poverty oatgrass — Danthonia spicata
prairie cordgrass — Spartina pectinata
prairie dropseed — Sporobolus heterolepis
prairie junegrass — Koeleria cristata
prairie sandreed — Calamovilfa longifolia
quackgrass — Elytrigia (Agropyron) repens
red fescue — Festuca rubra
red sprangletop — Leptochloa filiformis
red threeawn — Aristida longiseta
reed canarygrass — Phalaris arundinacea
Sandberg bluegrass — Poa secunda
sand bluestem — Andropogon hallii
sand dropseed — Sporobolus cryptandrus
Scribner panicum — Panicum scriberianum
sideoats grama — Bouteloua curtipendula
silver beardgrass — Bothriochloa saccharoides
sixweeks fescue — Vulpia octoflora
slender hairgrass — Deschampsia elongata
slender wheatgrass — Elymus (Agropyron) trachycaulum
smooth brome — Bromus inermis
soft brome — Bromus mollis
spikefescue — Leucopoa kingii
squirreltail — Sitanion hystrix
stinkgrass — Eragrostis cilianensis
subalpine needlegrass — Stipa nelsonii
switchgrass — Panicum virgatum
tall dropseed — Sporobolus asper
thickspike wheatgrass — Elymus (Agropyron) casystachyum
timothy — Phleum pratense
western needlegrass — Stipa occidentalis
western wheatgrass — Pascopyrum (Agropyron) smithii
wheat — Triticum aestivum
wild oat — Avena fatua
witchgrass — Panicum capillare
wolftail — Lycurus phleoides
yellow indiangrass — Sorghastrum nutans

Sedges-Rushes

Grasses
Forbs and Shrubs

Baltic rush — Juncus balticus
elk sedge — Carex geyeri
needleleaf sedge — Carex eleocharis
Penn sedge — Carex pennsylvanica
rock sedge — Carex rupestris
sun sedge — Carex heliophila
threadleaf sedge — Carex filifolia

Forbs and Shrubs

Grasses
Sedges-Rushes

alfalfa — Medicago sativa
annual sowthistle — Sonchus oleraceus
antelope bitterbrush — Purshia tridentata
antelopehorns milkweed — Asclepias asperula
Arizona popcornflower — Plagiobothrys arizonicus
aromatic aster — Aster oblongifolius
arrowleaf balsamroot — Balsamorhiza sagittata
arrowleaf butterbur — Petasites sagittatus
ball mustard — Neslia paniculata
balsamroot — Balsamorhiza spp.
big sagebrush — Artemisia tridentata
birdsfoot trefoil — Lotus corniculatus
bitterroot — Lewisia rediviva
black sagebrush — Artemisia nova
blood ragweed — Ambrosia trifida var. texana
bracted spiderwort — Tradescantia bracteata
branchy goldfields — Baeria chrysostoma
breadroot scurfpea — Psoralea esculenta
broadleaf plantain — Plantago major
broom snakeweed — Gutierrezia sarothrae
budsage — Artemisia spinescens
burroweed — Haplopappus tenuisectus
bushy wallflower — Erysimum repandum
Canada goldenrod — Solidago canadensis
Canada thistle — Cirsium arvense
chicory — Cichorium intybus
clover — Trifolium spp.
common groundsel — Senecio vulgaris
common lambsquarters — Chenopodium album
common purslane — Portulaca oleracea
common sunflower — Helianthus annuus
common yarrow — Achillea millefolium
crested pricklepoppy — Argemone platyceras
cudweed sagewort — Artemisia ludoviciana
dandelion — Taraxacum officinale
dogweed — Dyssodia spp.
Douglas rabbitbrush — Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus
draba mustard — Draba spp.
emory globemallow — Sphaeralcea emoryi
European sticktight — Lappula echinata
false boneset — Kuhnia eupatorioides
false dandelion — Agoseris glauca
Fendler sandwort — Arenaria fendleri
Fendler springparsley — Cymopterus fendleri
field bindweed — Convolvulus arvensis
filaree — Erodium spp.
fireweed fiddleneck — Amsinckia intermedia
flax — Linum spp.
flixweed — Descurainia sophia
foothill trefoil — Lotus humistratus
fringed sagebrush — Artemisia frigida
giant ragweed — Ambrosia trifida
gilia — Gilia spp.
globemallow — Sphaeralcea spp.
gray rabbitbrush — Chrysothamnus nauseosus
greenflower pepperweed — Lepidium densiflorum
gromwell — Lithospermum ruderale
groundplum milkvetch — Astragalus crassicarpus
groundsel — Senecio stygius
hairyleaved aster — Aster hirtifolius
hayfield tarweed — Hemizonia congesta
heath aster — Aster ericoides
hoary puccoon — Lithospermum canescens
hoary vervain — Verbena stricta
Hooker balsamroot — Balsamorhiza hookeri
horseweed — Conyza canadensis
kochia — Kochia scoparia
larkspur — Delphinium spp.
leadplant — Amorpha canescens
lemon scurfpea — Psoralea lanceolata
lespedeza — Lespedeza spp.
littleleaf horsebrush — Tetradymia glabrata
little mallow — Malva parviflora
lotus milkvetch — Astragalus lotiflorus
lupine — Lupinus spp.
meadow salsify — Tragopogon pratensis
milkvetch — Astragalus spp.
Missouri goldenrod — Solidago missouriensis
Missouri milkvetch — Astragalus missouriensis
narrowleaf bluet — Hedyotis nigricans
narrowleaf gromwell — Lithospermum incisum
narrowleaved collomia — Collomia linearis
narrowleaved microseris — Microseris linearifolia
netseed lambsquarters — Chenopodium berlandieri
Newmexico groundsel — Senecio neomexicanus
peavine — Lathyrus spp.
penstemon — Penstemon spp.
peppermint — Mentha piperita
pepperweed — Lepidium spp.
perennial sowthistle — Sonchus arvensis
plains bahia — Picradeniopsis oppositifolia
prairie onion — Allium textile
prairie spiderwort — Tradescantia occidentalis
prairie sunflower — Helianthus petiolaris
prairie wild rose — Rosa arkansana
prickly lettuce — Lactuca serriola
prostrate knotweed — Polygonum aviculare
rabbitbrush — Chrysothamnus spp.
red clover — Trifolium pratense
redroot pigweed — Amaranthus retroflexus
redstem filaree — Erodium cicutarium
rubber rabbitbrush — Chrysothamnus nauseosus
Russianthistle — Salsola iberica
rusty lupine — Lupinus pusillus
saltbush — Atriplex gardneri
sand sagebrush — Artemisia filifolia
scarlet gaura — Gaura coccinea
scarlet globemallow — Sphaeralcea coccinea
serrated balsamroot — Balsamorhiza serrata
shadscale — Atriplex confertifolia
shortstem lupine — Lupinus brevicaulis
skeletonweed — Lygodesmia juncea
silver sagebrush — Artemisia cana
skunkbush sumac — Rhus trilobata
slenderleaved microseris — Microseris gracilis
slimflower scurfpea — Psoralea tenuiflora
slimleaf bursage — Ambrosia confertiflora
soybean — Glycine max
spiny hopsage — Grayia spinosa
splendid fiddleneck — Amsinckia gloriosa
spreading fleabane — Erigeron divergens
spreading wildbuckwheat — Eriogonum effusum
springparsley — Cymopterus spp.
starlily — Leucocrinum montanum
tall lettuce — Lactuca canadensis
tansy aster — Machaeranthera tanacetifolia
tar weed — Hemizonia congesta
tar weed — Hemizonia spp.
tarragon — Artemesia dracunculus
thistle — Cirsium spp.
threadleaf snakeweed — Gutierrezia microcephala
tumble mustard — Sisymbrium altissimum
turbinella oak — Quercus turbinella
turkey mullein — Eremocarpus setigerus
twinpod — Physaria spp.
type penstemon — Penstemon hirsutus
upright prairie coneflower — Ratibida columnifera
vetch — Vicia spp.
Virginia pepperweed — Lepidium virginicum
wavyleaf thistle — Cirsium undulatum
western ragweed — Ambrosia psilostachya
western sticktight — Lappula occidentalis
whitedaisy tidytips — Layia glandulosa
white sweetclover — Melilotus alba
wildbuckwheat — Eriogonum spp.
wild licorice — Glycyrrhiza lepidota
wild mustard — Brassica kaber
wild onion — Allium spp.
willowleaf lettuce — Lactuca saligna
woolly groundsel — Senecio canus
woolly loco — Astragalus mollissimus
woolly plantain — Plantago patagonica
yellow eveningprimrose — Oenothera flava
yellow sweetclover — Melilotus officinalis

Grasses
Sedges-Rushes
Forbs and Shrubs

Glossary

Selected References

List of Fact Sheets

Field Guide Contents

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