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Crop Uses and Products

Forage

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Bromus inermis

Pumpelly's Brome

4.74

Dactylis glomerata

Ascherson's Orchardgrass, Cock's-Foot, Orchard Grass, Orchardgrass

4.66

Festuca arundinacea

Tall Fescue

3.98

Cynodon dactylon

Bermudagrass, Durva Grass, Dhoob, Bermuda Grass, Bermudagrass, Dubo, Dog's Tooth Grass, Bahama Grass, Devil's Grass, Couch Grass, Indian Doab, Arugampul, Grama, Scutch Grass

2.02

Lolium multiflorum

Italian Ryegrass, Annual Ryegrass, Australian Ryegrass, Short Rotation Ryegrass, Westerwolds Ryegrass

1.98

Agropyron desertorum

Clustered Wheat Grass, Desert Crested Wheatgrass, Desert Wheatgrass, Standard Crested Wheatgrass

1.71

Paspalum notatum

Bahiagrass, Common Bahia, Pensacola Bahia

1.49

Lotus corniculatus

Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Deervetch

1.46

Trifolium pratense

Red Clover

1.30

Phleum pratense

Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail

1.19

Lolium perenne

Italian Ryegrass, English Ryegrass, Winter Ryegrass, Perennial Ryegrass

1.07

Festuca pratensis

Meadow Fescue

0.94

Panicum virgatum

Switchgrass, Tall Panic Grass, Wobsqua Grass, Blackbent, Tall Prairiegrass, Wild Redtop, Thatchgrass, Virginia Switchgrass

0.94

Triticosecale rimpaui

Triticale

0.85

Cynodon nlemfuensis

African Bermudagrass

0.81

Lespedeza cuneata

Sericea Lespedeza, Chinese Bushclover, Sericea

0.80

Arachis glabrata

Creeping Forage Peanut, Rhizoma Peanut, Rhizoma Perennial Peanut, Perennial Forage Peanut, Golden Glory, Ornamental Peanut Grass

0.80

Chloris gayana

Rhodes Grass

0.78

Onobrychis viciifolia

Sainfoin, Common Sainfoin

0.71

Pennisetum purpureum

Elephant Grass, Napier Grass, Ugandan Grass

0.71

Phalaris arundinacea

Reed Canarygrass, Gardener's-Garters, Alpiste Roseau, Rohrglanzgras, Kusa-Yoshi, Caniço-Malhado, Hierba Cinta, Pasto Cinto

0.69

Digitaria decumbens

 

0.68

Trifolium alexandrinum

Egyptian Clover

0.67

Trifolium ambiguum

Kura Clover

0.66

Paspalum dilatatum

Dallisgrass, Sticky Heads, Prostrate Dallis Grass

0.65

Lotus pedunculatus

Big Trefoil, Greater Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Marsh Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.61

Pascopyrum smithii

Western Wheatgrass

0.60

Elymus triticoides

Creeping Wild Rye, Beardless Wild Rye

0.57

Hedysarum coronarium

 

0.56

Panicum maximum

Guinea Grass, Green Panic Grass

0.56

Hemarthria altissima

Baby's Tears, Angel's Tears, Mind-Your-Own-Business, Peace-In-The-Home, Pollyanna Vine, Polly Prim, Mother Of Thousands, Corsican Curse, Irish Moss

0.54

Bromus catharticus

Rescuegrass

0.54

Agropyron cristatum

Crested Wheat Grass, Crested Wheatgrass, Fairway Crested Wheat Grass

0.54

Andropogon gerardii

Big Bluestem, Turkeyfoot, Tall Bluestem, Bluejoint

0.50

Bouteloua gracilis

Blue Grama, Blue Grama Grass

0.50

Bromus riparius

Meadow Brome

0.48

Poa pratensis

Kentucky Bluegrass, Smooth Meadow-Grass, Common Meadow-Grass, Spreading Bluegrass

0.45

Pennisetum clandestinum

Kikuyugrass, Kikuyu Grass

0.43

Schedonorus phoenix

Tall Fescue

0.38

Trifolium michelianum

Balansa Clover

0.38

Trifolium resupinatum

Reversed Clover

0.38

Calliandra calothyrsus

 

0.37

Avena sativa

Common Oat

0.36

Digitaria eriantha

Digitgrass, Digit Grass, Pangola Grass, Woolly Fingergrass

0.36

Leymus cinereus

Basin Wildrye, Basin Wild Rye, Great Basin Wild Rye, Great Basin Lyme Grass

0.36

Phalaris aquatica

Bulbous Canarygrass, Harding Grass

0.36

Cenchrus ciliaris

Buffelgrass, African Foxtail Grass

0.35

Tripsacum dactyloides

Eastern Gamagrass

0.34

Panicum coloratum

Kleingrass, Blue Panicgrass, White Buffalograss, Bambatsi Panic, Makarikari Grass, Coolah Grass

0.34

Lablab purpureus

Bonavist-Bean, Hyacinth Bean, Dolichos Bean, Seim Bean, Lablab Bean, Egyptian Kidney Bean, Indian Bean, Chicharo, Australian Pea, Hyacinthbean

0.34

Atriplex nummularia

Old Man Saltbush, Bluegreen Saltbush, Giant Saltbush

0.34

Erigeron filifolius

 

0.33

Lolium hybridum

Hybrid Ryegrass

0.33

Festuca idahoensis

Idaho Fescue, Blue Bunchgrass, Roemer's Fescue

0.32

Bassia prostrata

Forage Kochia

0.31

Setaria sphacelata

African Bristlegrass, Splendid Bristlegrass

0.30

Astragalus cicer

Chickpea Milkvetch, Cicer Milkvetch

0.29

Bothriochloa ischaemum

Yellow Bluestem

0.29

Stellaria palustris

Meadow Starwort

0.28

Carex filifolia

Threadleaf Sedge

0.28

Festulolium braunii

Braun's Festulolium

0.28

Psathyrostachys juncea

Russian Wildrye

0.27

Thinopyrum ponticum

Tall Wheatgrass

0.27

Pennisetum americanum

Pearl Millet, Ba'ajra, Bajri, Sajje, Kambu, Bajra, Sajjalu, Kambam, Gero,Uwele, Mahangu, Sanio, Gero, Babala, Nyoloti, Dukkin, Souna, Petit Mil, Heyni, Masago, Mexoeira, Biltug, Biltug, Mhunga, Lebelebele, Zembwe, Bulrush Millet, Milheto, Cattail Millet, Candle Millet, Dark Millet

0.27

Alopecurus arundinaceus

Creeping Meadow Foxtail, Creeping Foxtail

0.27

Trifolium incarnatum

Crimson Clover

0.27

Pseudoroegneria spicata

Beardless Wheatgrass, Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Bluebunch Wheatgrass

0.26

Cichorium intybus

Chicory, Common Chicory

0.26

Brachiaria decumbens

Surinam Grass, Signal Grass

0.26

Urochloa brizantha

Palisade Grass

0.25

Sorghastrum nutans

Indiangrass

0.25

Alopecurus pratensis

Meadow Foxtail, Field Meadow Foxtail

0.25

Arachis pintoi

Pinto Peanut

0.24

Salix lapponum

Downy Willow

0.24

Andropogon gayanus

Bluestem, Gamba Grass, Rhodesian Bluegrass, Tambuki Grass

0.23

Brachiaria brizantha

Palisade Grass

0.23

Agropyron elongatum

Tall Wheatgrass, Rush Wheatgrass, Eurasian Quackgrass

0.21

Lotus glaber

Narrow-Leaf Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.21

Desmanthus illinoensis

Illinois Bundleflower, Prairie-Mimosa, Prickleweed

0.20

Acroceras macrum

Nile Grass, Nyl Grass

0.20

Calamagrostis stricta

Northern Reedgrass, Narrow Small-Reed, Narrowspike Reedgrass, Slim-Stem Reed Grass, Slimstem Reedgrass

0.20

Bothriochloa bladhii

Australian Bluestem, Caucasian Bluestem, Forest-Bluegrass, Plains Bluestem, Purple Plume Grass

0.20

Pennisetum flaccidum

Flaccidgrass, Himalayan Fountaingrass

0.20

Trifolium subterraneum

Subterranean Clover

0.19

Lespedeza stipulacea

Korean Bushclover

0.19

Nassella viridula

Green Needlegrass

0.19

Brachiaria humidicola

Koronivia Grass

0.19

Eragrostis curvula

Weeping Lovegrass, Boer Lovegrass, Curved Lovegrass, Catalina Lovegrass, African Lovegrass

0.18

Cordylanthus ramosus

Bushy Bird's Beak

0.18

Heteropogon contortus

Heterophyllium Moss

0.18

Thinopyrum intermedium

Intermediate Wheatgrass

0.17

Trifolium vesiculosum

Arrowleaf Clover

0.17

Bouteloua curtipendula

Sideoats Grama

0.17

Vicia caroliniana

Carolina Vetch

0.17

Dorycnium rectum

 

0.17

Lotus uliginosus

Greater Bird's-Foot Trefoil, Marsh Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.17

Ischaemum aristatum

 

0.17

Setaria anceps

 

0.17

Chamaecytisus palmensis

Tagasaste, Tree Lucerne

0.16

Chamaecytisus mollis

 

0.16

Elymus dahuricus

Dahurian Wild Rye

0.16

Astragalus filipes

Basalt Milkvetch

0.16

Digitaria pentzii

 

0.16

Carex subspathacea

Hoppner's Sedge

0.16

Poa ligularis

 

0.15

Atriplex halimus

Saltbush, Mediterranean Saltbush, Sea Orache, Shrubby Orache

0.15

Stylosanthes guianensis

 

0.15

Carex aquatilis

Sitka Sedge, Leafy Tussock Sedge

0.15

Elymus nutans

 

0.15

Penstemon speciosus

Royal Penstemon

0.15

Gliricidia sepium

Quickstick, Gliricidia, Mata Ratón, Cacao De Nance, Cachanance, Madreado, Kakawate, Madre Cacao, Madre De Cacao, Madero Negro

0.15

Phlox hoodii

Carpet Phlox, Musk Phlox, Spiny Phlox

0.14

Leymus triticoides

Beardless Wildrye, Creeping Wild Rye

0.14

Sorghum almum

Columbus Grass

0.14

Rumex aquaticus

western dock

0.14

Brachiaria ruziziensis

Congo Grass

0.14

Phalaris tuberosa

Bulbous Canarygrass, Harding Grass

0.14

Puccinellia phryganodes

Creeping Alkaligrass, Cushioned Saltmarsh Grass, Creeping Alkali Grass, Jointed Alkaligrass

0.14

Atriplex lampa

South American Saltbush

0.14

Trifolium hybridum

Alsike Clover

0.13

Lupinus leucophyllus

Velvet Lupine

0.13

Sporobolus airoides

Alkali Sacaton

0.13

Alopecurus geniculatus

Water Foxtail, Marsh Foxtail

0.13

Desmanthus bicornutus

Two-Horn Bundleflower, Ruby Bundleflower, Malvilla De Laguna

0.13

Paspalum polo

 

0.13

Atriplex amnicola

River Saltbush, Swamp Saltbush

0.13

Yucca schidigera

Mojave Yucca

0.13

Sorghum sudanense

 

0.13

Cynodon plectostachyus

Stargrass

0.12

Purshia tridentata

Antelope Bitterbrush, Antelope Brush, Quinine Brush, Deerbrush, Blackbrush, Greasewood

0.12

Coronilla varia

Crown Vetch, Purple Crown Vetch

0.12

Trifolium glanduliferum

Glandular Clover

0.12

Schizachyrium scoparium

Creeping Bluestem, Little Bluestem

0.12

Echinochloa esculenta

Japanese Millet, Japanese Barnyard Millet

0.11

Elymus sibiricus

Siberian Wildrye

0.11

Cerastium nutans

Nodding Chickweed, Nodding Mouse-Ear Chickweed

0.11

Colutea istria

Bladder-Senna

0.11

Salsola vermiculata

Shrubby Russian Thistle

0.11

Lotus tenuis

Narrow-Leaf Bird's-Foot Trefoil

0.11

Acacia angustissima

Chisos Prairie Acacia, Prairie Acacia, White Ball Acacia, Ocpatl, Palo De Pulque

0.11

Vicia sativa

Garden Vetch

0.11

Hesperostipa comata

Kauai Island-Aster, Kauai Hesperomannia

0.11

Myosotis laxa

Bay Forget-Me-Not, Tufted Forget-Me-Not, Small-Flowered Forget-Me-Not

0.11

Cercocarpus montanus

Alderleaf Mountain Mahogany, True Mountain-Mahogany, Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany, Alder-Leaf Cercocarpus, Mountain Mahogany

0.11

Calamagrostis holmii

Holm's Reedgrass, Holm's Small-Reedgrass

0.10

Artemisia filifolia

Sand Sagebrush, Sand Sage, Sandhill Sage

0.10

Bromus tectorum

Cheatgrass, Drooping Brome, Cheat Grass

0.10

Digitaria milanjiana

Madagascar Crabgrass, Natal Crabgrass

0.10

Stylosanthes capitata

 

0.10

Lespedeza virginica

Slender Lespedeza, Slender Bushclover

0.10

Coleogyne ramosissima

Blackbrush

0.10

Atriplex canescens

Chamiso, Chamiza, Four Wing Saltbush, Four-Wing Saltbush, Fourwing Saltbush

0.10

Andropogon hallii

Sand Bluestem, Sand Hill Bluestem, Hall's Bluestem, Hall's Beardgrass, Prairie Bluestem, Turkey-Foot

0.10

 

 


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