Tag Archive: Cogongrass

Identify Cogongrass Now – Look for the Seedheads

Cogongrass seedheads are easily spotted this time of year.Photo Credit: Mark Mauldin We are well into spring and a wide variety of plants are showing off their colorful blooms. As lovely as most of the blooms are, some springtime colors are an unwelcome sight. Such is the case with the showy, white seedhead that is …

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Invasive Species of the Day: Cogongrass and Tawny Crazy Ant

Cogongrass (Imperata Cylindrica): Cogongrass Photo Credit: Chris Evans, Illionois Wildlife Action Plan, www.bugwood.org Cogongrass is one of the 10 worst weeds in the world.  This grass is an aggressive grower and forms colonies causing loss of productive forest areas, severe degradation of habitat, and economic issues.  Since its introduction in the 1900s, Cogongrass has spread …

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Invasive Species of the Day (March 2nd): Cogongrass & Napier Grass

  March 2nd: Cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica) & Napier Grass (Pennisetum purpureum):   Photo by Jennifer Bearden Cogongrass: Cogongrass is one of the 10 worst weeds in the world.  This grass is an aggressive grower and forms colonies causing loss of productive forest areas, severe degradation of habitat, and economic issues.  Since its introduction in the …

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Cogongrass in the Panhandle

Join us for a workshop on the biology and control of cogongrass. January 14, 2014 Registration begins at 8:30am (Eastern Time) Program starts at 9:00am (Eastern Time) and will end at 4:30pm (Eastern Time). The cost of the workshop is $ 25 and includes lunch. Locations: Crestview, Fl Chipley, Fl Quincy, Fl Tallahassee, Fl Monticello, Fl …

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