close-up of cheatgrass

grass seed head

Detailed Description

Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) is the dominant exotic annual grass in the western U.S. It is originally from Eurasia and was introduced to the U.S. in the mid- to late-1800's as a contaminant in seed and straw.


Image Dimensions: 678 x 557

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Location Taken: ID, US