Agrostis capillaris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 10-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - August (Earliest: 4.7)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Puccinia coronata

Several Chloropidae Larvae
(Stem Borers)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Elachista argentella Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Elachista freyerella

Hydrellia griseola Larva
(Leaf Miner)

Cetema myopinum Larva
(Stem Borer)

Meromyza variegata Larva
(Stem Borer)

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

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Mesapamea secalis Larva

Phyllotreta vittula

Tipula paludosa Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Chrysoteuchia culmella Larva

Dolerus picipes Larva

Pachynematus clitellatus Larva
Sapivores:
Javesella pellucida

Stenodema laevigata

Neophilaenus lineatus
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Delphacodes venosus

Javesella dubia

Streptanus sordidus
Possible Granivores:
Eurygaster maura

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Common Bent


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

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