Dactylis glomerata L.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Dactylis glomerata L.

  • Description

    Species Description - Culms 5–12 dm; sheaths scaberulous; ligules 5–7 mm; blades elongate, 3–8 mm wide; infl long-exsert, 1–2 dm; spikelets 3–6-fld; glumes lance-acuminate, usually ciliate on the keel; lemmas 5–8 mm, usually ciliate on the keel, awnless or with a terminal awn to 1 mm; 2n=14, 28. Native of Europe, intr. in moist fields, meadows, lawns, and roadsides throughout our range and most of N. Amer.