Yorkshire fog


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Yorkshire fog

n
(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 situations where pH, potash and phosphate levels are below target, leys will be dominated by species including Yorkshire Fog and creeping bent.
The "dirty dozen" plants increasing in both frequency and abundance are stinging nettle, bramble, rough meadow-grass, ash, ivy, hawthorn, cow parsley, Yorkshire fog, hazel, blackthorn, sycamore and creeping buttercup.
In nature, cocksfoot and Yorkshire fog are types of which plant?
Y maswellt penwyn (Holcus lanatus, 'Yorkshire fog') oedd un o'r gweiriau oedd yno ac roedd Robin pen grynu (Briza media, 'quaking-grass') yno hefyd.
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.
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. The spiral is transient.
SHADOWBLASTER should find the extended mile of the Yorkshire Fog Maiden Stakes (2.00) ideal at Windsor today, writes Tony Elves.
Grass: Rye, Timothy, Cocksfoot, Yorkshire fog, Orchard and Sweet vernal - from mid-May to the end of July, peaking in late June.
What do Timothy, Yorkshire Fog and Cocks Foot have in common?
The spoil soils from the mining and processing of the ores are highly toxic and only a limited number of species have adapted to grow on them, one of these species being Yorkshire Fog, Holcus lanatus L.

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