n order to really internalize the identification skills provided in the previous objective, this section presents opportunities to review the vocabulary terms that are used to distinguish plants, and visually identify common forage plants.


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Picture identification

Click on one of the options below and then try to identify the plant before the answer appears on your screen. Then wait a couple seconds and the next plant to identify will appear.

Plant
A, B, C

Flower
A, B, C

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Species review

  • Ryegrass infloresecences are identified by:
    open panicle
    compact umbel
    sessile spikelet
    pinnate panicle
  • Timothy and meadow foxtail can be distinguished since timothy has:
    more leaves
    a bright panicle
    rhizomes
    awned lemmas
  • Alfalfa and birdsfoot trefoil can be differentiated by observing birdsfoot trefoil's:
    taproot
    3 leaflets
    leaflike stipules
    serration
  • White clover has a watermark in the shape of a:
    W
    O
    V
    S
  • Subterranean clover inflorescence differs from white clover inflorescence by having:
    larger umbels
    smaller flowers
    no pubescence
    many florets
  • Common vetch and hairy vetch can be differentiated by common vetch's:
    flower color
    large seed
    midrib point
    pubescence
  • A winter, annual legume that grows erect having no watermarks is:
    red clover
    meadow foxtail
    white clover
    crimson clover
  • A common sod-forming, perennial forage with a distinct "W" on the leaf is:
    smooth bromegrass
    timothy
    tall fescue
    hairy vetch
  • Which of the following adjectives do not describe kentucky bluegrass:
    pyramid shaped panicle
    glabrous
    bunchgrass
    shallow roots
  • Which of the following legume is an annual?
    subterranean clover
    white clover
    red clover
    alflafa
  • Which of the following grasses is an annual?
    bermudagrass
    sorghum
    colonial bentgrass
    timothy
  • Which of the following legumes are prostrate in their growth habit?
    birdsfoot trefoil
    red clover
    subterranean clover
    crimson clover
  • Which of the following adjectives describe how the leaflets of hairy vetch are arranged?
    alternating
    sessile
    palmately
    pinnately
  • Which of the following forages is a warm-season forage?
    white lupine
    korean lespedeza
    common vetch
    tall fescue
  • Annual and perrenial ryegrass can be differentiated by their:
    spikelike panicle
    clawlike auricles
    leaf bud
    bunchgrass growth habit
  • Which of the following grass is also called Cocksfoot?
    orchardgrass
    tall fescue
    birdsfoot trefoil
    bermudagrass

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