Ventenata
Ventenata dubia

Infestation
Ventenata
This winter annual grass is native to Eurasia and it grows from 6" to 24" tall. It may have come to North America as a seed contaminate. As seen above (the lighter colored grasses), it invades rangelands, grasslands, roadsides and other disturbed sites.
Infestation
Ventenata
Established ventenata can become very thick. Cattle will avoid heavy infestations.
Seedhead
Ventenata