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Avenula pubescens

Avoine pubescente
Downy Oat Grass

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower size

spikelet 12-16 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Linear

Height

1 m

Description

Dry, neutral to calcareous grassland. Can be found on roadsides, meadows, pastures and open woodland. The ligule at the junction of leaf and leafstalk is pointed.

Flowers

The spikelets are silvery with a bent awn.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Long, green, softly hairy with hairy sheaths.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit containing the grain.

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