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African Bermuda grass, Cynodon transvaalensis
alkali grass (European), Puccinellia distans
alta fescue, Schedonorus phoenix
Amur silvergrass, Miscanthus sacchariflorus
annual bluegrass, Poa annua
annual ryegrass, Lolium multiflorum

barley (Mediterranean), Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanum
barley, Hordeum vulgare
barnyard grass, Echinochloa crusgalli
bentgrass (creeping), Agrostis stolonifera
Bermuda grass (African), Cynodon transvaalensis
Bermuda grass (Florida), Cynodon transvaalensis
birdseed grass, Phalaris canariensis
bluegrass (annual), Poa annua
bluegrass (bulbous), Poa bulbosa
bluegrass (Canadian), Poa compressa
bluegrass (Kentucky), Poa pratensis
bluegrass (rough), Poa trivialis
bluegrass (wood), Poa nemoralis
bread wheat, Triticum aestivum
bride's lace doggers, Phalaris arundinacea
bristlegrass (bur), Setaria verticillata
bristlegrass (green), Setaria viridis
bristlegrass (hooked), Setaria verticillata
bristlegrass (yellow), Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
bristly foxtail, Setaria verticillata
brome (Hungarian), Bromus inermis
brome (Japanese), Bromus japonicus
brome (meadow), Bromus commutatus
brome (smooth), Bromus inermis
broomcorn, Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
broomcorn, Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor
bulbous bluegrass, Poa bulbosa
bur bristlegrass, Setaria verticillata

Canadian bluegrass, Poa compressa
canary grass (reed), Phalaris arundinacea
canary grass, Phalaris canariensis
cheatgrass, Bromus secalinus
cheatgrass, Bromus tectorum
chess (downy), Bromus tectorum
chess (hairy), Bromus commutatus
chess (Japanese), Bromus japonicus
chess, Bromus secalinus
chinese foxtail, Setaria faberi
common crabgrass, Digitaria sanguinalis
common hardgrass, Sclerochloa dura
corn, Zea mays subsp. mays
couchgrass, Elymus repens
crabgrass (common), Digitaria sanguinalis
crabgrass (hairy), Digitaria sanguinalis
crabgrass (smooth), Digitaria ischaemum
crabgrass (southern), Digitaria ciliaris
creeping bentgrass, Agrostis stolonifera
crested wheatgrass (fairway), Agropyron aff. cristatum
cultivated oats, Avena sativa
cultivated rye, Secale cereale
cultivated wheat, Triticum aestivum
cupgrass (hairy), Eriochloa villosa
cupgrass, Eriochloa villosa

darnel ryegrass, Lolium temulentum subsp. temulentum
doggers (bride's lace), Phalaris arundinacea
downy chess, Bromus tectorum

English ryegrass, Lolium perenne
European alkali grass, Puccinellia distans

fairway crested wheatgrass, Agropyron aff. cristatum
fescue (alta), Schedonorus phoenix
fescue (foxtail), Vulpia myuros
fescue (hard), Festuca trachyphylla
fescue (Kentucky 31), Schedonorus phoenix
fescue (meadow), Schedonorus pratensis
fescue (red), Festuca rubra
fescue (sheep), Festuca ovina
fescue (sheep), Festuca trachyphylla
fescue (tall), Schedonorus phoenix
Florida Bermuda grass, Cynodon transvaalensis
fountaingrass (petioled), Pennisetum petiolare
fowl meadow grass, Poa palustris
foxtail (bristly), Setaria verticillata
foxtail (Chinese), Setaria faberi
foxtail (giant green), Setaria viridis
foxtail (giant), Setaria faberi
foxtail (green), Setaria viridis
foxtail (meadow), Alopecurus pratensis
foxtail (nodding), Setaria faberi
foxtail (yellow), Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
foxtail fescue, Vulpia myuros
foxtail millet, Setaria italica

giant foxtail, Setaria faberi
giant green foxtail, Setaria viridis
goatgrass (jointed), Aegilops cylindrica
goatgrass, Aegilops cylindrica
goosegrass, Eleusine indica
grass (meadow), Poa trivialis
green bristlegrass, Setaria viridis
green foxtail (giant), Setaria viridis
green foxtail, Setaria viridis

hardgrass (common), Sclerochloa dura
hairy chess, Bromus commutatus
hairy crabgrass, Digitaria sanguinalis
hairy cupgrass, Eriochloa villosa
hard fescue, Festuca trachyphylla
hog millet, Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
hooked bristlegrass, Setaria verticillata
Hungarian brome, Bromus inermis
Hungarian millet, Setaria italica

Indian goosegrass, Eleusine indica
intermediate wheatgrass, Thinopyrum intermedium

Japanese brome, Bromus japonicus
Japanese chess, Bromus japonicus
Johnsongrass, Sorghum halepense
jointed goatgrass, Aegilops cylindrica

Kentucky 31 fescue, Schedonorus phoenix
Kentucky bluegrass, Poa pratensis

lace doggers (bride's), Phalaris arundinacea
ladygrass, Phalaris arundinacea
lady's lace, Phalaris arundinacea
little lovegrass, Eragrostis minor
lopgrass, Bromus hordeaceus subsp. hordeaceus
lovegrass (little), Eragrostis minor

maize, Zea mays subsp. mays
meadow brome, Bromus commutatus
meadow fescue, Schedonorus pratensis
meadow foxtail, Alopecurus pratensis
meadow grass (fowl), Poa palustris
meadow grass, Poa trivialis
Mediterranean barley, Hordeum marinum subsp. gussoneanum
millet (foxtail), Setaria italica
millet (hog), Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
millet (Hungarian), Setaria italica
millet (proso), Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum
mousseline, Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii

nodding foxtail, Setaria faberi
oatgrass (tall), Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. elatius
oats (cultivated), Avena sativa
oats (wild), Avena fatua
old witchgrass, Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii
orchardgrass, Dactylis glomerata

perennial ryegrass, Lolium perenne
petioled fountaingrass, Pennisetum petiolare
pidgeongrass, Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
plumegrass, Miscanthus sacchariflorus
pricklegrass (swamp), Crypsis schoenoides
proso millet, Panicum miliaceum subsp. miliaceum

quackgrass, Elymus repens

red fescue, Festuca rubra
redtop, Agrostis gigantea
reed canary grass, Phalaris arundinacea
rough bluegrass, Poa trivialis
rye, Secale cereale
ryebrome, Bromus secalinus
ryegrass (annual), Lolium multiflorum
ryegrass (darnel), Lolium temulentum subsp. temulentum
ryegrass (English), Lolium perenne
ryegrass (perennial), Lolium perenne

sheep fescue, Festuca ovina
sheep fescue, Festuca trachyphylla
silvergrass (Amur), Miscanthus sacchariflorus
smooth brome, Bromus inermis
smooth crabgrass, Digitaria ischaemum
sorghum, Sorghum bicolor subsp. bicolor
southern crabgrass, Digitaria ciliaris
spires, Phalaris arundinacea
stinkgrass, Eragrostis cilianensis
Sudangrass, Sorghum bicolor subsp. drummondii
swamp pricklegrass, Crypsis schoenoides
sword grass, Phalaris arundinacea

tall fescue, Schedonorus phoenix
tall oatgrass, Arrhenatherum elatius subsp. elatius
tall wheatgrass, Thinopyrum ponticum
ticklegrass, Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii
timothy, Phleum pratense
tumblegrass, Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii

velvetgrass, Holcus lanatus

wheat (bread), Triticum aestivum
wheat (cultivated), Triticum aestivum
wheatgrass (crested), Agropyron aff. cristatum
wheatgrass (fairway crested), Agropyron aff. cristatum
wheatgrass (intermediate), Thinopyrum intermedium
wheatgrass (tall), Thinopyrum ponticum
wild oats, Avena fatua
windmill grass, Chloris verticillata
witchgrass, Panicum capillare subsp. hillmanii
wood bluegrass, Poa nemoralis
woolly cupgrass, Eriochloa villosa

yellow bristlegrass, Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
yellow foxtail, Setaria pumila subsp. pumila
Yorkshire fog, Holcus lanatus

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