Oklahoma State Parks: Lake Wister State Park

September 21, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Debra Reininger, park manager of Lake Wister State Park, is always shocked when people tell her they have never heard of Lake Wister State Park near Poteau, Okla., and Heavener, Okla. However, […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Panicled Tickclover

September 9, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Panicled tickclover is a warm-season perennial forb native to the eastern United States. Panicled tickclover can grow more than four feet tall. It commonly grows along the margins of woodlands and […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Indiangrass

August 2, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Indiangrass is a native, warm-season, perennial grass with short, scaly rhizomes. It is best adapted to deep, moist soils but can be found growing on a wide variety of soils. Mature […]

Oklahoma State Parks: Beavers Bend State Park

July 15, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Known for its hospitality, Beavers Bend State Park is the place to visit all year round, according to Jim Miller, park manager at Beavers Bend State Park. “In southeast Oklahoma, the terrain […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Giant Ragweed

June 24, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Giant ragweed is an annual, warm-season forb native to North Ameeaches six feet. Thick green stems are covered with stiff white hairs, which make them very coarse to touch. Leaves can […]

Oklahoma State Park: Osage Hills State Park

June 15, 2016 0
By Laci Jones With architecture that looks like it was always meant to be there, the Osage Hills State Park, located in the largest county in the state—Osage County, is celebrating its 80th anniversary in […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Threeawns

June 1, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Several threeawn species grow in Oklahoma and are commonly known as tickle grass or wiregrass. Threeawns are native, warm-season, annual or perennial grasses. Mature height is about 6 to 20 inches […]

Oklahoma State Park: Robbers Cave State Park

May 16, 2016 0
By Laci Jones Located in the woodlands of Sans Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma, Robbers Cave State Park is filled with history and beauty. “Robbers Cave State Park is a really unique park for Oklahoma,” […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Saw Greenbrier

May 4, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Greenbrier is a perennial, warm-season woody vine native to the eastern two-thirds of North America, including the Southern Great Plains. It can climb into tree canopies using tendrils or when there […]
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