Grazing Oklahoma: Common Sunflower

September 1, 2017 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Common sunflower is an annual, warm-season forb native to North America. It can occasionally grow taller than 12 feet high in moist, nutrient-rich soils, but commonly reaches five to 10 feet […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Yellow Sweet Clover

June 29, 2017 0
By: Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Yellow sweet clover is an annual, cool-season forb introduced into the United States from Europe and Asia. Yellow sweet clover can reach to more than six feet in height. It commonly […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Crow Poison

March 10, 2017 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Crow poison, sometimes called false garlic, is a perennial, cool-season forb. It grows from a bulb and is one of the first plants to appear in spring. It also blooms in […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Prickly Pear

January 20, 2017 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: The prickly pear cactus is a perennial, cool-season succulent plant that can be utilized by wildlife, livestock and humans alike. It is native to arid regions of North America and can […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Antelope horn

November 7, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Antelope horn is a native, perennial milkweed. Like the name implies, mature seed pods evident in the latter half of summer curve upward, resembling antelope horns. The pods burst open and […]

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 – 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 […]

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 […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Hairy Vetch

March 15, 2016 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Hairy vetch is an introduced annual cool-season forb. It belongs to the family Fabaceae (legume family). Many species in this family, including hairy vetch, have the ability to fix nitrogen. Hairy […]