Definition of Green foxtail
1. Noun. European foxtail naturalized in North America; often a troublesome weed.
Generic synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Foxtail
Literary usage of Green foxtail
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"The yellow foxtail is a common weed all over the world, while the green foxtail is found mostly in North America. The seed of the foxtails arc common ..."
2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Since German millet is regarded as but a form of green foxtail (Setaria viridis) developed by cultivation, it is not surprising that the fruits of the two ..."
3. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"It is sometimes difficult to distinguish green foxtail from depauperate specimens of ... If the ripe head of green foxtail is rubbed between the fingers to ..."
4. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1907)
"green foxtail, 200. 412 From Oscar Holway Co., Auburn, April 20, 1905 Number of foreign seeds in 1 pound. green foxtail, 400; yellow foxtail, 300; ..."
5. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"P Setaria viridis (L.) Beauv. var. major (Gaudin) Pospichal green foxtail Herbaceous annual Fields and waste grounds. • Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash Indian ..."