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COCK’S-FOOT Dactylis glomerata Height to 1m<br />
Tufted, tussock-forming perennial of grassland and woodland rides. FLOWERS are borne in an inflorescence of long-stalked, dense and egg-shaped heads that spread and then fancifully resemble a bird’s foot (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough with slightly inrolled margins. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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COCK’S-FOOT Dactylis glomerata Height to 1m
Tufted, tussock-forming perennial of grassland and woodland rides. FLOWERS are borne in an inflorescence of long-stalked, dense and egg-shaped heads that spread and then fancifully resemble a bird’s foot (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough with slightly inrolled margins. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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