vernal grass


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Related to vernal grass: Timothy Grass, Anthoxanthum

vernal grass

n
(Plants) any of various Eurasian grasses of the genus Anthoxanthum, such as A. odoratum (sweet vernal grass), having the fragrant scent of coumarin
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Perwellt y gwanwyn (Anthoxanthum odoratum; Sweet vernal grass) ydi'r gweiryn sy'n gyfrifol am hwn.
Hay meadows are typically on fertile, neutral soils, and feature plants like knapweed and meadow buttercup, nitrogen-fixing legumes like red clover, birdsfoot trefoil and tufted vetch and many grasses such as crested dog's-tail, sweet vernal grass and meadow foxtail.
The grass sward is dominated by meadow fox-tail, sweet vernal grass and crested dog's tail.
Our environmental promise means that we hand something back to Mother Nature by selecting the purest sustainable ingredients.' Heather and bilberry thrive in the Brecon Beacons where dry hay meadows produce sweet vernal grass, crested dog's tail, yellow rattle and bird's-foot-trefoil.
The roll call included meadow fox-tail, sweet vernal grass, downy oat grass, wood horse-tail, red fescue, crested dog's-tail, wood anemone, bugle, floating sweet grass, sharp flowered rush, ragged robin, wood cranesbill, marsh marigold, globe flower, yellow rattle, adder's tongue fern, and moonwort.
People come to see a grass sward dominated by meadow fox-tail, sweet vernal grass, crested dog's tail, ragged robin, wood cranesbill, marsh marigold, yellow rattle, adder's tongue fern and globeflower.