Plant I.D help

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  1. Clayton

    Clayton Elite Refuge Member

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    Yes, barnyardgrass and water pepper. You have a very nice variety of foods there and should be rewarded for it this winter.
     
  2. JFG

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    What Clayton said, should be awesome!
     
  3. S.King28

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    Yes sir I've been doing drawdowns on this property for 7-8 years now. I'm very lucky my granddad has some farms in ideal locations. We are a few miles from the miss. River right on the forked deer river.
     
  4. Clayton

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    A hell of a good location!!!
     
  5. S.King28

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    One more question. I got this growing on the back side of our woods hole. We have 20 acres that is connected to the field that is all willows/ buckbrush. And this stuff is growing everywhere.. it's not really in a spot I hunt but the ducks will still get to it.. I think it's a sedge but it's not the same as the yellow
     

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  6. Clayton

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    Red-root flatsedge. An excellent seed producer. It will feed a ton of ducks as well. In general I tend to see more pintail, teal, gadwall and wigeon on it than mallards but that can depend on what is locally available.
     
  7. S.King28

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    But do you think the yellow nutsedge is more of a mallard food? Also smartweeds more of a mallard food?
     
  8. S.King28

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    I will post a video if that's possible in the next few days of me pulling up a yellow sedge plant with a head and the tubers still connected.. I only pulled two like this so maybe it was a lucky pick..
     
  9. Bluedog

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    Dude you have The Who's Who of moist soil plants in your spots for sure hahaha. Just let us know when the ducks show and when the open dates are hahaha
     
  10. Clayton

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    Mallards tend to lean towards larger seeds such as the YNS nutlets, millets and smarteeeds. If not locally available then they will feed on the smaller seeds.
     

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