A-Z Listing of Pasture Species

This list of pasture Species has been compiled from a range of sources and covers most of the pasture species used in agriculture. To go directly to quality information on each species of Pasture, please click on the name coloured Blue

If you have information on any further pasture plants used for agriculture, please submit this information to the editor@informedfarmers.com for consideration for inclusion.

A-Z LIST OF PASTURE SPECIES

African Lovegrass(Eragrostis Curvala)

African Lovegrass – Management

Aleman grass (Echinochloa polystachya)

Alsike clover (Trifolium hybridum)

American jointvetch (Aeschynomene americana)

Angleton grass (Dichanthium aristatum)

Annual forage sorghum (Sorghum)

Arrowleaf clover (Trifolium vesiculosum)

Arrowleaf Clover – Establishment & Management

Balansa clover (Trifolium michelianum)

Bambatsi panic (Panicum coloratum)

Barrel medic (Medicago truncatula)

Berseem clover (Trifolium alexandrinum)

Birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)

Biserrula (Biserrula pelecinus)

Bladder clover (Trifolium spumosum)

Blue lupin (Lupinus consentinii)

Bokhara clover (Melilotus albus)

Brachi hybrid; Brachiaria hybrid (Brachiaria spp. hybrids)

Brazilian centro (Centrosema brasilianum)

Brizantha (Brachiaria brizantha)

Brunswick grass (Paspalum nicorae)

Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris)

Burgundy bean (Macroptilium bracteatum)

Butterfly pea (Clitoria ternatea)

Button medic (Medicago orbicularis)

Caatinga stylo (Stylosanthes seabrana)

Caucasian clover (Trifolium ambiguum)

Centro (Centrosema molle)

Centurion (Centrosema pascuorum)

Chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Cloncurry buffel grass (Cenchrus pennisetiformis)

Cocksfoot (Dactylis glomerata)

Common vetch (Vicia sativa)

Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata)

Creeping Bluegrass (Bothriochloa insculpta)

Creeping saltbush (Atriplex semibaccarta)

Creeping vigna (Vigna parkeri)

Crimson clover (Trifolium incarnatum)

Desmanthus (Desmanthus virgatus)

Digit grass (Digitaria eriantha)

Disc medic (Medicago tornata)

Eastern star clover (Trifolium dasyurum)

Evening primrose (Oenothera stricta)

Fine stem stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis var. intermedia)

Forage oats (Avena sativa)

Forest Blue Grass (Bothriochloa bladhii subsp. glabra)

French serradella – hard seeded (Ornithopus sativus Brot.)

French serradella – soft seeded (Ornithopus sativus Brot.)

Gama medic (Medicago rugosa)

Gland clover (Trifolium glanduliferum)

Glycine (Neonotonia wightii)

Grazing bromegrass (Bromus spp.)

Greater lotus (Lotus uliginosus)

Greenleaf desmodium (Desmodium intortum)

Guinea grass (Panicum maximum)

Humidicola (Brachiaria humidicola)

Hybrid disc medic (Medicago tornata x Medicago littoralis hybrid)

Hybrid/biennial ryegrass (Lolium boucheanum/multiflorum)

Indian Bluegrass (Bothriochloa pertusa)

Italian/Annual ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum)

Kale (Brassica oleracea ssp. acephala)

Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestinum)

Lablab (Lablab purpureus)

Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala)

Lotononis (Lotononis bainesii)

Lucerne (Medicago sativa)

Maize (Zea mays)

Mediterranean saltbush (Atriplex halimus)

Millets (Echinochloa spp.)

Mitchell grass (Astrebla spp.)

Native scurf pea (Cullen australasicum)

Old man saltbush (Atriplex nummularia)

Pangola grass (Digitaria eriantha)

Panics (Panicum maximum)

Para grass (Brachiaria mutica)

Pearl millet; Bullrush millet (Pennisetum glaucum)

Perennial forage sorghum, ‘Silk’ sorghum (Sorghum)

Perennial ryegrass (Lolium perenne)

Perennial veldt grass (Ehrharta calycina)

Persian clover (Trifolium resupinatum var. majus)

Persian clover (Trifolium resupinatum var. resupinatum)

Phalaris (Phalaris aquatica)

Pinto peanut (Arachis pintoi)

Plantain (Plantago lanceolata)

Prairie grass (Bromus wildenowii)

Puccinellia (Puccinellia ciliata)

Purple clover (Trifolium purpureum)

Purple pigeon grass (Setaria incrassata)

Purple vetch (Vicia benghalensis)

Queensland Bluegrass (Dichanthium sericeum)

Rape, Radish and Hybrid rape (Brassica napus var. napus; Raphanus sativus; Brassica interspecific crosses)

Red clover (Trifolium pratense)

Rhodes grass (Chloris gayana)

River saltbush (Atriplex amnicola)

Rose clover (Trifolium hirtum)

Roundleaf cassia; Wynn cassia (Chamaecrista rotundifolia)

Ruby saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa)

Sabi grass (Urochloa mosambicensis)

Setaria (Setaria sphacelata)

Shrubby stylo (Stylosanthes scabra)

Signal grass (Brachiaria decumbens)

Silverleaf desmodium (Desmodium uncinatum)

Siratro (Macroptilium atropurpureum)

Slender serradella (Ornithopus pinnatus)

Small leaf bluebush (Mareana brevifolia)

Snail medic (Medicago scutellata)

Sphere medic (Medicago sphaerocarpus)

Spineless burr medic (Medicago polymorpha var. brevispina)

Strand medic (Medicago littoralis)

Strawberry clover (Trifolium fragiferum)

Stylo (Stylosanthes guianensis var. guianensis)

Stylo; Caribbean stylo (Stylosanthes hamata)

Subterranean/Sub clover (Trifolium subterraneum ssp. brachycalycinum)

Subterranean/Sub clover (Trifolium subterraneum ssp. subterraneum)

Subterranean/Sub clover/white seeded (Trifolium subterraneum ssp. yanninicum)

Sulla (Hedysarum coronarium)

Swede (Brassica napus ssp. napobrassica)

Tagasaste; tree lucerne (Chamaecytisus prolifer var. palmensis)

Talish clover (Trifolium tumens)

Tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.)

Tall finger grass (Digitaria milanjiana)

Tall wheat grass (Thinopyrum ponticum)

Timothy (Phleum pratense)

Turnip (Brassica campestris var. rapa)

Villose jointvetch (Aeschynomene villosa)

White clover (Trifolium repens)

Wimmera/Annual ryegrass (Lolium rigidum)

Woolly pod vetch (Vicia villosa ssp. dasycarpa)

Yellow serradella (Ornithopus compressus)