Timothy - Phleum pratense
A tall grass to 150 cm, with dense cylindrical panicles to 15 cm (sometimes more). The individual spikelets have two points. Named after American farmer and agriculturalist Timothy Hanson
Meadow Foxtail is superficially similar
Roadsides, meadows, and other grasslands.
June to August.
Common throughout Britain.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 578 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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