Either or bothhillsdown":2nhkzbhy said:
2/B or not 2/B":w3gjz8eo said:I guess there are a lot of grasses called foxtails. We have them like mad here, the more dangerous kind with tiny one way barbs that work their way deep into the tissue if they get in an eye, ear, between the toes, or in the mouth. These are the ones:
We call HD's foxtail rabbits foot grass. The seed head is soft and fluffy and breaks into pretty small particles when it's dry. They can still get in an eye and be irritating, but definitely not as bad.
mnmtranching":34b99cca said:There must be a dozen varieties of wild foxtail and I think I have them all. Yup, yours is a common foxtail and you must have had it all along. Everybody else has.
I would like to here your explanation as to how you arrived at meadow.IluvABbeef":2rkvgey7 said:Seems to me everyone got it wrong.
This is Meadow Foxtail. It grows here too, but it's the stuff that the cattle won't eat because of the nasty bitter taste, and I find clumps of it in perfect, non-bitten-off condition around the pasture.