Black Bent - Agrostis gigantea
A tall grass, reaching up to 150 cm with creeping underground rhizomes and flat furrowed leaves. Spreading in flower and in fruit.
The County Recorder has asked for a specimen of this plant to be retained for verification
Arable land and damp woodland.
June to August.
Fairly frequent in most of Britain but scarcer in some northern areas.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 210 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records
- RED = 2020+
- DARK BLUE = 2015-2019
- LIGHT BLUE = pre 2015