green foxtail

Setaria viridis

Weed Characteristics

Other Names: green bristlegrass, green bristle grass, bottle grass, pigeongrass, wild millet

Leaf Type: Grassy

Flowers: Green spikelets

Leaves: Linear leaves with smooth edges and no hair

Life Cycle: Summer annual

A clump-forming grass with upright to spreading stems. Leaf blades are rough, mostly hairless and light green. Seedhead is a bristly foxtail approximately 6 inches long. Grows to 3 ft. tall.

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