Alopecurus geniculatus Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 15-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - October (Earliest: 19.5)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Possible Parasites:
Cerodontha denticornis Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Thymelicus sylvestris
Possible Herbivores:
Mesapamea secalis Larva

Selandria serva

Phyllotreta vittula
Sapivores:
Javesella obscurella

Rhopalosiphum padi
Possible Sapivores:
Megaloceroea.recticornis

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Marsh Foxtail


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