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Meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis)


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This plant flowers April to June on water-meadows, low lying grasslands and waysides. Each spikelet has a single floret, with three stamens, one ovary with two stigmas. The spikelets are not bristle tipped although the floret is. Picture taken 19th May 2008 at Maulden, Bedfordshire.

10th May 2008 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

grass plant wild botany nature

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