Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.

  • 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

    Alopecurus myosuroides Huds.

  • Description

    Species Description - Tufted annual 3–6 dm, often decumbent at base; infl 5–10 cm × 3–5 mm, tapering to the tip; glumes acute or subacuminate, their margins connate (especially on the inner side) for one-third to half their length, 4.5–6 mm, the keel winged, ciliate below the middle, scabrous above; awn attached below midlength of the lemma, geniculate and exserted 5–7 mm; anthers ca 3 mm; 2n=14. Native of Europe, occasionally found in fields and waste places at scattered stations nearly throughout our range.