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TIMOTHY Phleum pratense Height to 1.5m. Robust, hairless and tufted perennial of meadows, agricultural land and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in dense, cylindrical and rough heads, 13-16cm long, with purplish green spikelets, each with a short awn (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad, rough and flat, with blunt ligules. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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TIMOTHY Phleum pratense Height to 1.5m. Robust, hairless and tufted perennial of meadows, agricultural land and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in dense, cylindrical and rough heads, 13-16cm long, with purplish green spikelets, each with a short awn (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad, rough and flat, with blunt ligules. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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