Appendix of Common-Scientific Names
of Grasshopper Food Plants

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Grasses

Sedges-Rushes
Forbs and Shrubs

barley 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