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Orchard grass; cock's foot

Dactylis glomerata


Dactylis species are perennial grasses, forming dense tussocks growing to 15–140 centimetres tall, with leaves 20–50 cm long and up to 1.5 cm broad, and distinctive tufted triangular flowerheadscomprising a panicle 10–15 cm long, turning pale grey-brown at seed maturity. The spikelets are 5–9 mm long, typically containing two to five flowers. The stems have a flattened base, which distinguishes them from many other grasses.

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Arkansas, USA

Lat: 35.89, Long: -91.54

Spotted on May 28, 2016
Submitted on Jun 15, 2016

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