131238 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.