Phalaris aquatica

Wildflowers Monocots Poales Poaceae Phalaris

Harding Grass. This is a European import.

Seen scattered about meadows. In spite of the latin name aquatica it seems to thrive in our dry meadows. (Seen at Forbush, and on the back side of Romero trail).

Contains alkaloids which are toxic to cattle (so probably not good for people either).

Phalaris aquatica plants

Phalaris aquatica seed husk in August

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