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Silvery Hair Grass - introduced (*Aira caryophyllea)

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Native to Europe. Annual. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Identification:

Aira: Greek word for a species of Rye Grass; caryophyllea: leaves resembling that of a Carnation.

1,2,3, 4: Specimen from Newstead. The spikelets have two awned lemmas, and the tips of the flower stalks are tapered.