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Forage Identification Pages

The is a series of pages that identify the major forage grass and legume species of Indiana and the North Central States.  Digitized photos and descriptions of the species characteristics are included.

How are you at identifying seed?  Check out this side by side comparison of the seeds from these identification pages.

Legume Seeds                Grass Seeds


Legumes
Alfalfa
Alsike Clover
Birdsfoot Trefoil
Crownvetch
Hairy vetch
Ladino Clover
Korean Lespedeza
Red Clover
Sweetclover
White Dutch Clover

Grasses
Orchardgrass
Tall Fescue
Perennial Ryegrass
Kentucky Bluegrass
Timothy
Reed Canarygrass
Smooth Bromegrass
Big Bluestem
Switchgrass
Indiangrass
Sorghum X Sudan
Sudangrass

 

 

For more forage information contact Dr. Keith Johnson: johnsonk@purdue.edu

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