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FALSE OAT-GRASS Arrhenatherum elatius Height to 1.5m<br />
Tall, often tufted perennial of disturbed grassland, roadside verges and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in an open inflorescence comprising numerous 2-flowered spikelets, one floral element of which has a long awn (May-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad and long with a blunt ligule. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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FALSE OAT-GRASS Arrhenatherum elatius Height to 1.5m
Tall, often tufted perennial of disturbed grassland, roadside verges and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in an open inflorescence comprising numerous 2-flowered spikelets, one floral element of which has a long awn (May-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad and long with a blunt ligule. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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