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MEADOW FOXTAIL Alopecurus pratensis Height to 1m<br />
Tufted, hairless perennial that grows in meadows and on verges. FLOWERS are borne in smooth, cylindrical, purplish grey heads, 7-9cm long, of 1-flowered spikelets, with pointed glumes and long awns (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough, 5-8mm wide with blunt ligules. STATUS-Widespread and common throughout.
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MEADOW FOXTAIL Alopecurus pratensis Height to 1m
Tufted, hairless perennial that grows in meadows and on verges. FLOWERS are borne in smooth, cylindrical, purplish grey heads, 7-9cm long, of 1-flowered spikelets, with pointed glumes and long awns (Apr-Jun). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough, 5-8mm wide with blunt ligules. 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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