[Foxtail Grasses of the Columbia River Gorge of Oregon and Washington]

Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail

Alopecurus saccatus

Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii

Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail: Alopecurus saccatus (Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii)

Annual foxtail growing in vernal ponds northwest of The Dalles, Oregon..............May 14, 2012. This is a pesky weed in these vernal pools.

Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail: Alopecurus saccatus (Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii)

Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail: Alopecurus saccatus (Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii)

Close-ups of annual foxtail as seen growing in vernal ponds northwest of The Dalles, Oregon..............May 14, 2012. Plants are short, tending to grow 6-12 inches high.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail: Alopecurus saccatus (Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii) - Close-up of the inflorescence of Annual Foxtail, Pacific Foxtail: Alopecurus saccatus (Synonyms: Alopecurus californicus, Alopecurus howellii)

Close-ups of the inflorescence of annual foxtail as seen growing in vernal ponds northwest of The Dalles, Oregon.......April 21, 2013.

Paul Slichter