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Yorkshire Fog - introduced (*Holcus lanatus)

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Annual Fog

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Native to Europe, north Africa and Asia. Perennial. C3.

It is a very common weed, particularly on disturbed ground, usually growing with other weeds.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Other names: Fog Grass.


It is an environmental weed.

holkus: sorghum (Greek); lanatus: woolly or cottony.

Yorkshire Fog. Castlemaine. 1: Spikelet. 2. Pressed specimen. 3, 4: The mature flower sprays have begun to spread.