A clump-forming summer annual with a seedhead that resembles a fox's tail. Leaf blades may reach 12 inches in length and 5-15 mm in width. The seedhead reaches 6 inches in length. Characteristic foxtail-like seedhead and leaves with no hairs, which helps to distinguish this weed from both Giant Foxtail and Yellow Foxtail.
Roadsides, ditch banks, fields, pastures, cropland, orchards, vineyards, gardens, and other disturbed sites.
One of the many invasive grass species.