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Hare's-tail - Lagurus ovatus

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Hare's-tail Hare's-tail - Lagurus ovatus dylan North Somerset 30 Jul 2023, 7:28 p.m. 28 Jul 2023, 4:36 p.m.

Species Description

Stace 4:

Lagurus ovatus L. - Hare's-tail.

Stems to 60cm, erect; leaves and sheaths softly hairy; panicle 1-7 x 0.5-2cm; spikelets 7-10mm; awns 8-20mm; (2n=14). Neophyte-naturalised; planted and now often abundant on mobile sand-dunes in Jersey and Guernsey, rare casual elsewhere in England, South Wales and Ireland, locally naturalised in South Devon, West Sussex, South Lancashire and County Wexford; South Europe.