Dactylis

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Noun1.Dactylis - a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)Dactylis - a monocotyledonous grass of the family Gramineae (has only one species)
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
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The nature reserve at Rhydymwyn provides ideal habitat for the species in all of its lifestages - summer flowering knapweed and Bird's foot trefoil provide nectar for adults and the extensive grasslands provide plenty of Yorkshire fog and cock's foot grasses for the caterpillars to eat.
Among the meadow grasses are sweet vernal-grass, cock's foot, rough meadow-grass, meadow fescue, common bent and crested dog's tail.
In order to simulate field conditions and given that, in restoration work, the seed mixtures are seeded as furnished by the commercial companies, neither KNO3 nor chillin g pretreatments were applied to the bermuda grass or to cock's foot, as the ISDA standards recommend.
For cock's foot, the germination rate was low both in the germination chamber (31%) and in the greenhouse (25%).