Grazing Oklahoma: Old World Bluestems

December 22, 2017 0
By: Rob Cook, Noble Research Institute pasture and range consultant/rdcook@noble.org Characteristics: Old world bluestems are introduced, warm-season, perennial bunch grasses. Mature height is about two to four feet tall. The leaves are up to 3/16-inch […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Big Bluestem

October 13, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Big bluestem is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. At maturity, it can grow to about three to six feet tall. The leaves can grow up to 3/8-inch wide and six […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Switchgrass

August 19, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Switchgrass is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. Mature height is about three to six feet tall. The leaves are up to 1/2-inch wide and six to 24 inches long. There […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Sand Dropseed

June 23, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Sand dropseed is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. At maturity, it reaches about 18 to 42 inches tall. The leaves are 1/8- to 1/4- inch wide, flat and taper towards […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Texas wintergrass

February 13, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Texas wintergrass is a native, cool-season, perennial bunch grass. It is sometimes known as speargrass. Mature height is about one to three feet tall. The leaves are densely packed, up to […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Little Bluestem

December 26, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Little bluestem is a native, warm-season, perennial tufted bunch grass. Mature height is about two to four feet tall. The leaves are flat, erect and have a blue-green color during the […]

Grazing Oklahoma – Johnsongrass

October 17, 2016 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Johnsongrass is an introduced, warm-season perennial grass with scaly rhizomes. Mature height is about 3 to 7 feet tall. The leaves are flat with a pronounced white midrib, are up to […]

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 […]

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 […]