Elytrigia [Agropyron, Elymus] repens (Linnaeus 1753) Nevski 1933 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 30-120cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - August (Earliest: 29.5)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Ascochyta leptospora

Oligia strigilis Larva
(Stem Borer)

Elachista argentella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Several Chloropidae Larvae
(Stem Borers)

Cerodontha denticornis Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larva

Most Hesperiidae Larvae

Several Noctuidae Larvae

Euthrix potatoria

Phyllotreta vittula

Agriotes obscurus Larva
Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Rhopalosiphum padi

Sitobion avenae

Macrosteles sexnotatus

Dicranotropis hamata

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Couch Grass


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