Avenella [Deschampsia] flexuosa (Linnaeus 1753) Drejer 1838 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 30-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Tufts
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - July (Earliest: 2.5)

Biotopes:
Heath and Moorland

Spruce Forest
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Liriomyza flaveola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Coenonympha pamphilus Larva

Lasiommata megera Larva

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Several Noctuidae Larvae

Tenthredopsis coquebertii Larva

Tenthredopsis nassata Larva
Sapivores:
Stenodema laevigata

Balclutha punctata

Jassargus allobrogicus
Possible Sapivores:
Stenodema holsata

Stenotus binotatus

Neophilaenus lineatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Wavy Hair-grass


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