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Managing Habitat for Grassland Birds
A Guide for Wisconsin


APPENDIX B.  List of plants mentioned in the text.a

Common Name Scientific Name
Herbaceous Species
Barley Hordeum vulgare
Big bluestem Andropogon gerardii
Birdsfoot-trefoil Lotus comiculatus
Bluejoint grass Calamagrostis canadensis
Canada bluegrass Poa compressa
Cat-tail spp. Typha spp.
Corn Zea mays
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
Indian grass Sorghastrum nutans
Junegrass Koeleria pyramidata
Kentucky bluegrass Poa pratensis
Little bluestem Schlzachyrium scoparium
Oats Avena sativa
Orchardgrass Dactylis glomerata
Potato Solanum tuberosum
Poverty-oats Danthonia spicata
Prairie dock Silphium terebinthinaceum
Prairie dropseed Sporobolus heterolepis
Prairie smoke Geum triflorum
Quackgrass Elytrigia repens
Red clover Trifolium pratense
Reed canary-grass Phalaris arundinacea
Redtop Agrostis gigantea
Rye Secale cereale
Scribner's panicum Panicum leibergii
Sedge spp. Carex spp.
Side-oats gramma Bouteloua curtipendula
Smooth brome Bromus inermis
Snap beans Phaseolus vulgaris
Soybeans Glycine max
Switchgrass Panicum virgatum
Tall fescue Festuca elatior
Timothy Phleum pratense
Wheat Triticum aestivum
Yellow coneflower Ratibida pinnata
Woody Species
Apple/crabapple Pyrus spp.
Hawthorn Crataegus spp.
Hill's oak Quercus ellipsoidalis
Jack pine Pinus banksiana
Oak spp. Quercus spp.
Plum Prunus spp.
Red cedar Juniperus virginiana

a Species are listed in alphabetical order by common name. Taxonomy (except for plants that are common cultivated annuals) follows that in Gleason and Cronquist (1991).

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