Cynosurus cristatus Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 20-70cm
Perennial, Tufts, Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - July (Earliest: 25.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Opomyza germinationis Larva
(Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Coenonympha pamphilus Larva

Thymelicus sylvestris

Neocrepidodera ferruginea
Sapivores:
Rhopalosiphum padi

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Crested Dogstail


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