Agrostis capillaris L.

Colonial Bentgrass

Turfted weakly stoloniferous perennial, spreading by short leafy shoots and sometimes rhizomes. Leaf blade rolled in bud. Ligule membranous, short (0.3-1.2 mm) finely toothed. Sheath not flattened, usually smooth. Culms thin. Inflorescence open, delicate panicle with narrows spikelets; spring to summer. [A. tenuis Sibth.]

Temperate Europe and Asia

Common grass of golf greens and lawns in cool, humid regions, as well as a weed of pastures in some areas of low soil fertility.

Source: Spencer, R.; Aldous, D.; Stajsic, V.; McGeary, D (2005). Poaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Poales
family       Poaceae
genus        Agrostis Desf.