Alopecurus pratensis


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Noun1.Alopecurus pratensis - stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikesAlopecurus pratensis - stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America
Alopecurus, genus Alopecurus - annual or perennial grasses including decorative and meadow species as well as notorious agricultural weeds
foxtail, foxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
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The dominant grass species is Alopecurus pratensis, often mixed with Calamagrostis epigeios.
Carex acuta r 1 1 Carex rhynchophysa 2 1 Carex rostrata 2 2 Carex vesicata 2 2 1 Eleocharis palustris 1 + 2 Equisetum fluviatile 2 + Glyceria triflora 2 r 1 Other species Agrostis gigantea 1 r Alopecurus pratensis r + Beckmannia syzigachne + r Cicuta virosa + r + r Equisetum arvense r 2 Glyceria spiculosa 2 2 Myosotis caespitosa 1 r Potentilla anserina 1 2 Ranunculus repens 1 2 + Salix rorida, b r r Sium suave r r Vicia cracca r r Other species: Rorippapalustris r, Salix rhamnifolia (b) and Equisetum palustre +, Poapalustris 1 in 2; Pedicularis karoi r in 3; Amoria repens, Cirsium setosum, Larix sibirica (c) and Thacla natans r, Ranunculus gmelinii and Salix sp.
This sward contains little addition of early maturity grass Alopecurus pratensis.