P. Rodney Thompson
Director


Address:

 

829 South Coleman
Tooele, UT 84074

Telephone Number:


Main: (435) 843-3204

 

Hours:

7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday - Thursday
Except Holidays
Closed Fridays

Weed Control Division - Noxious Weeds


 

Medusahead
(Taeniatherum caput-medusa (L.) Nevski)

Growth Habit:
Winter annual grass, erect to 24 inches.

Leaves:
Leaf blades to 1/8 inch wide, rolled more or less, slightly hairy.

Stems:
Jointed, slightly hairy.

Inflorescences:
A long awned-spike, nearly as wide as long, flowers in May and June. Bristly nead persistent through winter after individual florets fall.

Spikelet:
Stiff, minutely barbed, twisted awns to 4 inches at maturity.

Seeds:
Awned, grass-like.

Other:
Not as hairy as downy brome.
Medusahead

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Tooele County | 47 South Main Street | Tooele, UT 84074 | Telephone: (435) 843-3100