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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Fairbanks Soil and Water Conservation District U.S. Forest Service Fairbanks North Star Borough - Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Conservation Service Tanana Valley Farmers Market U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service