Yorkshire fog


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Yorkshire fog

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(Plants) a common tufted grass, Holcus lanatus, having downy leaves and flower heads that are white or pink and branched, with spikelets carrying the flowers
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Noun1.Yorkshire fog - tall European perennial grass having a velvety stemYorkshire fog - tall European perennial grass having a velvety stem; naturalized in United States and used for forage
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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In nature, cocksfoot and Yorkshire fog are types of which plant?
Weed grasses such as the meadow grasses, creeping bent and Yorkshire fog, for example, are less productive, lower in quality and less responsive to nitrogen than commercially bred ryegrasses, so any level of ingress is going to reduce the productivity of your sward.
This spring, the Trust and the National Pollen Research Unit are asking people to record the early flowering grasses such as Yorkshire fog, cocksfoot, meadow foxtail and Timothy grass, as part of the UK Phenology Network's survey, which is monitoring the timing of nature's events in a changing environment.
At harvest time, the shocking scarlet of poppies and piercing blue of cornflowers (both banished by chemical farming from the fields) sparkle again against the delicate structures of grasses like golden oat, meadow barley and Yorkshire fog.

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