Definition of Meadow foxtail

1. Noun. Stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America.

Exact synonyms: Alopecurus Pratensis
Group relationships: Alopecurus, Genus Alopecurus
Generic synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow Foxtail

meadery
meadlike
meadow
meadow-beauty family
meadow beauty
meadow bright
meadow brown
meadow browns
meadow clary
meadow cranesbill
meadow cress
meadow dermatitis
meadow fern
meadow fescue
meadow foxtail (current term)
meadow goldenrod
meadow horsetail
meadow horsetails
meadow jumping mouse
meadow leek
meadow lily
meadow mouse
meadow muffin
meadow mushroom
meadow pea
meadow pipit
meadow pipits
meadow rue

Literary usage of Meadow foxtail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"A more slender plant than meadow foxtail, it bears shorter spikes and spike- lets, while there is an important difference in the empty scales of the two ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"meadow foxtail is native to the temperate portions of Europe and Asia. ... The culture of meadow foxtail dates from about the middle of the eighteenth ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"meadow foxtail is native to the temperate portions of Europe and Asia. ... The culture of meadow foxtail dates from about the middle of the eighteenth ..."

4. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis L.) is closely related to timothy, ... (49) meadow foxtail is distinctly stoloniferous and therefore makes a good ..."

5. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"meadow foxtail: A, magnified seed; /(, natural size. Fio. 140.—Annual rye grass: A, fied seed: II. natural rize. Author's "Examining and Grading Grains," ..."

6. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"Late spring frosts kill early-growing or early-maturing grasses, as orchard-grass and meadow foxtail ; but if such are protected by manure, ..."

7. Horses & Stables by Frederic Wellington Fitzwygram (1911)
"3 meadow foxtail and No. 17 slender foxtail. ... But meadow foxtail grown on impoverished, though naturally good soil, will look very much like slender ..."

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