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Forage Identification - Index

Department of Plant Sciences

Click on a name of a forage crop and it will take you to the specific description page with detailed information and photos.

Legumes | Grasses | Small grains


Legumes
 

Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum L.)

Berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.)

Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus L.)

Black medic (Medicago lupulina L.)

Cicer milkvetch (Astragalus cicer L.)

Common vetch (Vicia sativa L.)

Hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth)

Laramie medic (Medicago rigidula (L.) All.)

Red clover (Trifolium pratense L.)

Sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.)

White clover (Trifolium repens L.)

White sweetclover (Melilotus alba Medik.)

Winter pea or Austrian winter pea (Pisum sativum L.)

Yellow sweetclover



Grasses
 

Blue Grama (Bouteloua gracilis)

Buffalograss (Buchloe dactyloides (Nutt.))

Creeping Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus arundinacea Poir.)

Crested Wheatgrass (Agropyron cristatum (L.) Gaertn.)

Intermediate Wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium (Host).)

Orchardgrass (Dactylis glomerata L.)

Pubescent Wheatgrass (Thinopyrum intermedium)

Reed Canarygrass (Phalaris arundinacea L.)

Russian Wildrye (Psathyrostachys juncea (Fisch.))

Smooth Bromegrass (Bromus inermis Leyss.)

Tall Fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.)

Tall Wheatgrass (Thinopyrum ponticum (Podp.))

Timothy (Phelum pratense L.)

Western Wheatgrass (Pascopyrum ponticum (Rydb.))



Small Grains
 

Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Oats (Avena sativa L.)

Rye (Secale cereale L.)

Triticale (X Triticosecale  Wittmack)

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.)

 


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