Cheatgrass

       

Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) Poaceae family

Small infestations found in Fairbanks area - Report immeddiately if found! Call 479-1213

This is an annual grass that can grow anywhere from 2-28 inches high. Stems are smooth, slender, and erect and protrude from a base of many branches. As the plant reaches maturity the leaves turn purplish-tan.

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Distribution

Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District Alaska Department of Fish and Game National Park Service    Alaska Association of Conservation Districts Department of Transportation and Public Facilities  Northern Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service