Agrostis canina Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 10-60cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - July (Earliest: 28.6)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia coronata

EpichloŽ typhina

Cetema elongatum Larva
(Stem Borer)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Elachista argentella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Elachista freyerella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Opomyza florum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Cetema myopinum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Meromyza variegata Larva
(Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Possible Herbivores:
Chrysoteuchia culmella Larva

Dolerus picipes Larva

Pachynematus clitellatus Larva
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Delphacodes venosus

Javesella dubia

Streptanus sordidus
Possible Granivores:
Eurygaster maura

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Velvet Bent


Picture © 2003, 2004, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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