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SWEET VERNAL-GRASS Anthoxanthum odoratum Height to 50cm. Tufted, downy perennial with a sweet smell when dried. Grows in grassland. FLOWERS are borne in relatively dense spike-like clusters, 3-4cm long, of 3-flowered spikelets, each with 1 straight and 1 bent awn (Apr-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are flat with blunt ligules. STATUS-Widespread and common.