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Meadow Oat-grass Helictotrichon (Avenula) pratensis Height to 70cm. Tufted perennial of disturbed grassland, roadside verges and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in an open inflorescence comprising numerous 2-flowered, awned spikelets (May-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad and long. STATUS-Widespread and fairly common. Sometimes planted in seed mixes.
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Meadow Oat-grass Helictotrichon (Avenula) pratensis Height to 70cm. Tufted perennial of disturbed grassland, roadside verges and waysides. FLOWERS are borne in an open inflorescence comprising numerous 2-flowered, awned spikelets (May-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are broad and long. STATUS-Widespread and fairly common. Sometimes planted in seed mixes.

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Date: 1 Jun 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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