meadow foxtail

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Related to meadow foxtail: Timothy Grass, foxtail barley, meadow fescue
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Synonyms for meadow foxtail

stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes

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Hay meadows are typically on fertile, neutral soils, and feature plants like knapweed and meadow buttercup, nitrogen-fixing legumes like red clover, birdsfoot trefoil and tufted vetch and many grasses such as crested dog's-tail, sweet vernal grass and meadow foxtail.
This spring, the Trust and the National Pollen Research Unit are asking people to record the early flowering grasses such as Yorkshire fog, cocksfoot, meadow foxtail and Timothy grass, as part of the UK Phenology Network's survey, which is monitoring the timing of nature's events in a changing environment.
Phenology statistics comparing grass flowering dates between 2002 and 2001 show that for the UK as a whole, cocksfoot flowered nine days earlier; meadow foxtail 13 days earlier and Yorkshire fog nine days earlier.
CULPRITS: Cocksfoot, top right, bee, above, and meadow foxtail, right; WARNING: Weatherman Michael Fish expects longer bouts of sneezing