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Lagurus ovatus

La queu de lièvre
Hare’s Tail

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower size

7-10 mm

Flowering months

May,

June,

July,

August

Leaf type

Linear

Height

10-30 cm

Description

An attractive grass, used in dried flower arrangements. Since pollination occurs through dispersal of the seeds by wind, the plant requires no petals to attract insects.

Coastal vegetation and sand dunes, grassy woodlands, grasslands.

Flowers

The flower stalk resembles a hare’s tail hence the English name.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Blade, linear to long, wider in the middle, pointed, soft, hairy, 1 cm wide, 2-3 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Caryopsis: a dry fruit, grain.

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