How to tell grass types

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How to tell grass types

Post by DCA farm » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:05 am

Looking at finding what all grasses I have in my pastures is there a way to test it or is the only way to look at it and decide. I know there is a lot of Baha’i but I can’t make heads or tails out of the other “southwest Louisiana” I could assume all day I’d like to know for sure what I’m growing and grazing



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Re: How to tell grass types

Post by kenny thomas » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:36 am

Check out an app called plantnet. It's pretty good.
Take a photo of the plant, submit it and it gives you the name
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Re: How to tell grass types

Post by Ebenezer » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:17 pm

USDA has a plants site that will also supply details and pictures.
https://plants.usda.gov/java/

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Re: How to tell grass types

Post by callmefence » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:46 pm

Experience

Many grasses will be very difficult to identify, even with the many good apps and website's until they put on seed heads. But after a few years of observation you will become more and more competent with identifying younger and younger grass.
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Re: How to tell grass types

Post by VaCowman » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:58 pm

Put in a call to your local agriculture extension agent. Maybe he or she can come by the farm and help you ID your grasses.

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Re: How to tell grass types

Post by Nesikep » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:16 pm

kenny thomas wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:36 am
Check out an app called plantnet. It's pretty good.
Take a photo of the plant, submit it and it gives you the name
I'll try that one.. I tried one called PlantSnap too.. never did get much use
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