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Construction has closed an intersection that affects LLELA visitors. Don't come up Mill Street to access LLELA. Instead, from I-35E, exit at Main St. in Lewisville. Drive east on Main St. through Old Town Lewisville. Just past Mill St., watch for Kealy St. Turn left (north) on Kealy and follow it north to the LLELA entrance gate. More info.

Grass Species at LLELA

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Common Name

Scientific Name

Observed Abundance

Big Bluestem

Andropogon gerardii

U

Bushy Bluestem

Andropogon glomeratus

C

Threeawn

Aristida purpurea

C

Wild Oat

Avena fatua

C*

King Ranch Bluestem

Bothriochloa ischaemum

A*

Silver Bluestem

Bothriochloa laguroides

C

Sideoats Grama

Bouteloua curtipendula

U

Little Quaking Grass

Briza minor

C*

Rescuegrass

Bromus catharticus

C*

Japanese Brome

Bromus japonicas

C*

Cherokee Sedge

Carex cherokeensis

C

Coastal Sandbur

Cenchrus spinifex

U

Feather Fingergrass

Chloris virgata

C

Bermudagrass

Cynodon dactylon

C

Flatsedge

Cyperus acuminatus

C

Globe Flatsedge

Cyperus echinatus

U

Redroot Flatsedge

Cyperus erythrorhizos

C

Chufa

Cyperus esculentus

U

Fragrant Flatsedge

Cyperus odoratus

C

Bearded Flatsedge

Cyperus squarrosus

U

Southern Crabgrass

Digitaria ciliaris

C*

Barnyard Grass

Echinochloa crus-galli

C*

Needle Spikerush

Eleocharis acicularis

C

Flatstem Spikerush

Eleocharis palustris

C

Dwarf Spikerush

Eleocharis parvula

C

Squarestem Spikerush

Eleocharis quadrangulata

C

Canada Wild Rye

Elymus canadensis

C

Virginia Wild Rye

Elymus virginicus

C

Mediterranean Lovegrass

Eragrostis barrelieri

C*

Stinkgrass

Eragrostis cilianensis

U

Little Barley

Hordeum pusillum

C

Common Rush

Juncus effusus

U

Ringseed Rush

Juncus filipendulus

C

Red Sprangletop

Leptochloa mucronata

U

Rye Grass

Lolium perenne

C*

Witchgrass

Panicum capillare

U

Scribner’s Panicum

Panicum oligosanthes

U

Switchgrass

Panicum virgatum

C

Dallis Grass

Paspalum dilitatum

C*

Western Wheatgrass

Pascopyrum smithii

C

Wild Canary Grass

Phalaris caroliniana

U

Texas Blue Grass

Poa arachnifera

U

Rabbit’s Foot Grass

Polypogon monspeliensis

C*

Horned Beak-rush

Rhynchospora corniculata

U

Little Bluestem

Schizachyrium scoparium

U

Softstem Bulrush

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

C

Yellow Bristle Grass

Setaria pumila

C*

Indian Grass

Sorghastrum nutans

U

Johnson Grass

Sorghum halepense

A*

Dropseed

Sporobolus composites

A

Smutgrass

Sporobolus indicus

C*

White Tridens

Tridens albescens

C

Eastern Gamma Grass

Tripsacum dactyloides

U

Browntop Signal Grass

Urochloa fasciculate

U

Abundance Codes Key

  • A - abundant
  • C - common
  • U - uncommon
  • R - rare
  • X - accidental
  • * - Non-native, introduced species