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QUAIL PLANT OF THE WEEK QUIZ

GRASSES

Scaled Quail - Bettina Arigoni CC BY 2.0

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Question 1

Switchgrass

Sand Dropseed

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Scientific name

Drew Avery CC BY 2.0

USFWS Mountain-Prairie

Little Bluestem

Incorrect

Incorrect

Schizachyrium scoparium

Correct!

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium)

- provides nesting cover for quail -

Next question

Drew Avery CC BY 2.0

USFWS Mountain-Prairie

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Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Scientific name

Fringed Signalgrass

Question 2

William R. Carr

Texas Wintergrass

Silver Bluestem

Urochloa ciliatissima

Incorrect

Incorrect

Fringed Signalgrass (Urochloa ciliatissima)

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Correct!

William R. Carr

- provides nesting cover and harbors insects for quail to eat in addition to its seeds -

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Switchgrass

Sand Dropseed

Question 3

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Scientific name

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Andrey Zharkikh CC BY 2.0

Perennial Threeawn

Incorrect

Panicum virgatum

Incorrect

Correct!

Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum)

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Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Andrey Zharkikh CC BY 2.0

- provides seeds and nesting cover for quail -

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Sand Dropseed

Kleingrass

Question 4

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Scientific name

Forest and Kim Starr CC BY 2.0

Sideoats Grama

Incorrect

Panicum coloratum

Incorrect

Correct!

Kleingrass (Panicum coloratum)

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Forest and Kim Starr CC BY 2.0

- provides nesting substrate and food for quail -

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Sand Dropseed

Switchgrass

Question 5

Scientific name

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

TAMU Uvalde Research & Extension Center

Plains Bristlegrass

Incorrect

Sporobolus cryptandrus

Incorrect

Correct!

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Sand Dropseed (Sporobolus cryptandrus)

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

TAMU Uvalde Research & Extension Center

- excellent source of forage for livestock, seeds are sometimes eaten by quail -

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Scientific name

Question 6

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Perennial Threeawn

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Plains Bristlegrass

Texas Wintergrass

Aristida purpurea

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Incorrect

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Perennial Threeawn (Aristida purpurea)

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

- provides nesting cover for northern bobwhite, scaled, and Montezuma quail -

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Kleingrass

Scientific name

Question 7

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Silver Bluestem

Sideoats Grama

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Flickr: lostinfog CC BY-SA 2.0

Incorrect

Bouteloua curtipendula

Incorrect

Next question

Correct!

Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula)

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Flickr: lostinfog CC BY-SA 2.0

- basketball-sized clumps can be good nesting cover for quail -

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Scientific name

Question 8

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Silver Bluestem

Little Bluestem

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Flickr: smallcurio CC BY 2.0

Texas Wintergrass

Bothriochloa laguroides

Incorrect

Incorrect

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Correct!

Silver Bluestem (Bothriochloa laguroides)

Matt Lavin CC BY-SA 2.0

Flickr: smallcurio CC BY 2.0

- provides excellent nesting cover for quail -

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Scientific name

Question 9

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Patrick Alexander

Plains Bristlegrass

Fringed Signalgrass

Sand Dropseed

TAMU Uvalde Research & Extension Center

Setaria leucopila

Incorrect

Incorrect

Next question

Correct!

Plains Bristlegrass (Setaria leucopila)

Patrick Alexander

- seeds are often eaten by quail -

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TAMU Uvalde Research & Extension Center

Scientific name

Perennial Threeawn

Question 10

Which quail-friendly plant of the week is this?

Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Texas Wintergrass

Fringed Signalgrass

Nassella leucotricha

Incorrect

Incorrect

Finish the quiz

Correct!

Texas Wintergrass (Nassella leucotricha)

Sam C. Strickland, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

- can provide nesting cover for quail if it does not grow too thick -

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Funding for this lesson was provided through the Reversing the Decline of Quail Initiative and the Upland Game Bird Stamp Fund, based on a collaborative effort between Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

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Bettina Arigoni CC BY 2.0