Anthoxanthum odoratum Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 10-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Tufts, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering April - June (Earliest: 17.4)

Protective Chemicals
Coumarins Coumarin
Phenolic Acids Benzoic

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Flower Visitors:
Several Syrphidae

Thricops semicinereus

Ctenicera pectinicornis
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Opomyza petrei Larva
(Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larvae

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Thymelicus sylvestris
Sapivores:
Sitobion fragariae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Sweet Vernal Grass


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