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Unknown grass sp.

Observed: 29th August 2012 By: Jay GhumaniaJay Ghumania’s reputation in PlantsJay Ghumania’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Found on the edge of woodland bordering agricultural land.

Identifications

No identification made yet.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

cicuta58's picture

Crop

Looks like a remnant of a crop.

cicuta58

lavateraguy's picture

Phalaris?

The green and white striped florets reminded me of Phalaris canariensis, so I was wondering whether it was one of the other species of Phalaris. (Obviously not Phalaris arundinacea, and I'm not convinced by any of the others - Phalaris aquatica looked closest.

markwilson's picture

Is the area used for

Is the area used for pheasant/game shooting - Some species of Phalaris are grown as are Millets (most however have branched flower heads)

There is a book called something like "A field guide to crops plants" that might help