Alopecurus pratensis Poaceae Meadow Foxtail

Alopecurus pratensis 20kb

Description - A grass with a dense pale green flowering spike, which is covered in reddish purple anthers in early June. Plants grow to c. 40cm, with straight stems.

Habitat - Found in meadows which have not had too much cultivation.

Comments - Although a native grass, this probably occurs in many meadows as a result of sowing grass-seed mixtures.

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