Ochlopoa [Poa] annua (Linnaeus 1753) Scholz 2003 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 5-25cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Tufts, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering All Year (Earliest: 4.4)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Luteolin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Uromyces dactylidis

Elachista freyerella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Cetema elongatum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Opomyza germinationis Larva
(Stem Borer)

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

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Many Noctuidae
Sapivores:
Stenodema laevigata

Metopolophium fasciatum

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Annual Meadow-grass


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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