foxtails


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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.
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.
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.