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PERENNIAL RYE-GRASS Lolium perenne (Poaceae) Height to 90cm. Tufted, hairless perennial with wiry stems. Grows in meadows but also cultivated on farmland. FLOWERS are borne in unbranched heads, the spikelets green and without awns (May-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are deep green and often folded when young. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.
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PERENNIAL RYE-GRASS Lolium perenne (Poaceae) Height to 90cm. Tufted, hairless perennial with wiry stems. Grows in meadows but also cultivated on farmland. FLOWERS are borne in unbranched heads, the spikelets green and without awns (May-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are deep green and often folded when young. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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