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Search Results:       Common Name: foxtail

List for printing without synonyms and photos.
Checklist from Wisconsin State Herbarium
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      Family Amaranthaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Amaranthus caudatus L. * +
              foxtail amaranth, love-lies-bleeding, purple amaranth
                 Amaranthus edulis Speg.
                 Amaranthus sanguineus L.
Image of Amaranthus caudatus L.
      Family Cyperaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Carex alopecoidea Tuck. * +
              brown-headed fox sedge, foxtail sedge
Image of Carex alopecoidea Tuck.
      Family Lamiaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Mentha X villosa Huds. (pro sp.) * +
              foxtail mint, hairy mint, woolly mint
                 (PARENTS = Mentha spicata L. X M. suaveolens Ehrh.)
                 Mentha alopecuroides Hull
Image of Mentha X villosa Huds. (pro sp.)
      Family Poaceae (click for list of genera only)  
            Alopecurus L. *
              foxtail (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. * +
              short-awned foxtail
                 Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. var. aequalis
                 Alopecurus aequalis Sobol. var. natans (Wahlenb.) Fernald
                 Alopecurus aristulatus Michx.
                 Alopecurus geniculatus L. var. aristulatus (Michx.) Torr.
Image of Alopecurus aequalis Sobol.
            Alopecurus carolinianus Walter * +
              annual foxtail, Carolina foxtail
                 Alopecurus macounii Vasey
                 Alopecurus ramosus Poir.
Image of Alopecurus carolinianus Walter
            Alopecurus geniculatus L. * +
              marsh foxtail, water foxtail
                 Alopecurus geniculatus L. var. geniculatus
                 Alopecurus pallescens Piper
Image of Alopecurus geniculatus L.
            Alopecurus pratensis L. * +
              meadow foxtail
Image of Alopecurus pratensis L.
            Hordeum jubatum L. * +
              foxtail barley, squirrel-tail grass
                 Critesion jubatum (L.) Nevski
                 Hordeum caespitosum Scribn. ex Pammel
                 Hordeum jubatum L. subsp. jubatum
                 Hordeum jubatum L. var. caespitosum (Scribn. ex Pammel) Hitchc.
Image of Hordeum jubatum L.
            Setaria P.Beauv. *
              foxtail grass, bristle grass (DISTRIBUTION MAP GALLERY of SPECIES)
            Setaria faberi R.A.W.Herrm. * +
              Chinese foxtail, giant foxtail, Japanese bristle grass, nodding foxtail
Image of Setaria faberi R.A.W.Herrm.
            Setaria italica (L.) P.Beauv. * +
              foxtail bristle grass, foxtail millet
                 Chaetochloa italica (L.) Scribn.
                 Panicum italicum L.
                 Setaria italica (L.) P.Beauv. var. metzeri (Körn.) Jáv.
                 Setaria italica (L.) P.Beauv. var. stramineofructa (F.T.Hubb.) L.H.Bailey
Image of Setaria italica (L.) P.Beauv.
            Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult. subsp. pumila * +
              pigeon grass, yellow foxtail
                 Panicum pumilum Poir.
                 Setaria glauca (L.) P.Beauv.
                 Setaria glauca auct. non (L.) P.Beauv., sensu Vickery
                 Setaria lutescens (Weigel) F.T.Hubb.
Image of Setaria pumila (Poir.) Roem. & Schult. subsp. pumila
            Setaria verticillata (L.) P.Beauv. * +
              bristly foxtail, hooked bristle grass
                 Chaetochloa verticillata (L.) Scribn.
                 Panicum verticillatum L.
                 Setaria carnei Hitchc.
                 Setaria decipiens Schimp. ex Nyman
                 Setaria verticillata (L.) P.Beauv. var. verticillata
Image of Setaria verticillata (L.) P.Beauv.
            Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. * +
              green bristle grass, green foxtail
                 (for list of synonyms - see the varieties)
Image of Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv.
            Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. major (Gaudin) Peterm. +
              giant green foxtail, green bristle grass, green foxtail
                 Panicum viride L. var. majus Gaudin
                 Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. robustapurpurea Schreib.
            Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. viridis * +
              green bristle grass, green foxtail
                 Chaetochloa viridis (L.) Scribn.
                 Panicum viride L.
                 Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. breviseta (Döll) Hitchc.
                 Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. robustaalba Schreib.
                 Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. weinmannii (Roem. & Schult.) Borbás
Image of Setaria viridis (L.) P.Beauv. var. viridis

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