Deschampsia cespitosa (Linnaeus 1753) Palisot de Beauvois 1812 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 30-150cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Tufts, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - July (Earliest: 27.5)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Blumeria graminis

Puccinia coronata

Several Elachistidae Larvae (Leaf Miners)

Several Chloropidae Larvae (Stem Borers)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Thymelicus sylvestris

Several Crambidae Larvae

Many Noctuidae

Euthrix potatoria

Several Tenthredinidae

Oulema gallaeciana
Sapivores:
Several Delphacidae

Several Miridae

Metopolophium dirhodum

Rhopalosiphum padi

Jassargus allobrogicus

Streptanus sordidus

Neophilaenus lineatus

Javesella pellucida

Ischnodemus sabuleti

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Tufted Hair-grass


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