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Poa Compressa

Observed: 8th July 2011 By: MJBMJB’s reputation in PlantsMJB’s reputation in PlantsMJB’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

From reasonably diverse chalk verge in arable landscape

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No interactions present.

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Vegetative growth from grass spikelets.

Some grasses will produce leafy growth from spikelets (not true vivipary) when stressed.
I've seen it in Cynosurus cristatus, Dactylis glomerata, Festuca spp., Phleum spp., Deschampsia
caespitosa and Lolium perenne.