Poa trivialis Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 30-100cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 29.5)

Protective Chemicals
Alkaloids Peramine

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Peat Bogs and Mires

Pond Edges

Stream Banks
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia poarum

Uromyces dactylidis

Elachista freyerella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Several Chloropidae Larvae
(Stem Borers)

Opomyza germinationis Larva
(Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Ascochyta leptospora

Cerodontha denticornis Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Opomyza florum Larva
(Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Maniola jurtina Larva

Pararge aegeria Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Several Crambidae Larvae

Cnephasia asseclana

Cnephasia incertana

Helcystogramma rufescens Larva

Several Tenthredinidae

Neocrepidodera ferruginea

Phyllobius oblongus Larva
Sapivores:
Javesella pellucida
Possible Sapivores:
Rhopalosiphum padi

Sitobion avenae

Stenodema holsata

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


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