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MEADOW FESCUE Festuca pratensis Height to 1m<br />
Tufted, hairless perennial that grows in damp meadows. FLOWERS are borne in a 1-sided inflorescence with open spikelets carried on unequal, paired branches, the shorter one with a single spikelet (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are flat and 4mm across. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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MEADOW FESCUE Festuca pratensis Height to 1m
Tufted, hairless perennial that grows in damp meadows. FLOWERS are borne in a 1-sided inflorescence with open spikelets carried on unequal, paired branches, the shorter one with a single spikelet (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are flat and 4mm across. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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