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foxtails

1. a name given to plant awns of the hordeum in the western USA.
2. Equisetum spp.
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Grass awns are found in several plants, including cheatgrass, Canada wild rye and foxtail barley.
We have developed interspecific hybrids of foxtail with high fodder quality and stable seed production by the method of cultivating young embryo in vitro [8].
Taxonomists describe panicles of green and yellow foxtail (Setaria viridis (L.
Before you grab a leash and a slobbery tennis ball, though, you need to be aware of a prickly problem lurking in the bushes: foxtails.
I tear out the foxtails, to protect my pets and other wildlife, but many of the other grasses I allow to stay.
Annual plants that are ubiquitous in the western United States, foxtails can be found bobbing in the breeze along roadsides and hiking trails, and in abandoned lots and suburban backyards.
Residents in flatland areas should clear all annual grasses - rye, weeds, foxtails - and nonornamental plants surrounding their homes.
Foreign objects: If your dog spends a lot of time outdoors, especially in tall grasses, she runs the risk of getting foxtails stuck in her fur, ears, nose or even between her toes.
ENCINO - The great blue heron foraged in waist-high oats and foxtails in a weedy haven among ritzy hillside homes.
But this can be too good a thing, for the locale is drowning in foxtails, as evidenced by the 20 minutes it took me to get the grass' pointy seeds out of my socks and bootlaces.
This is the time of year, Burkhartsmeyer said he sees many cases of dogs and cats who have been bitten by snakes, or whose fur, paws and eyes have been stuck with foxtails, a spiky bur animals pick up running through grass and weeds.