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Anthoxanthum Odoratum

Botanical Name:

Anthoxanthum odoratum

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How to Grow
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Ornamental Grasses and Sedges, Perennial; caespitose. Butt sheaths papery; withering. Culms erect, or geniculately ascending; 10-75(-100) cm long; 1-3 -noded. Lateral branches lacking. Leaves mostly basal. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 1-5(-7) mm long. Leaf-blades 1-12(-30) cm long; 1.5-5(-9) mm wide; aromatic. Leaf-blade surface glabrous, or pubescent; hairy on both sides. Leaf-blade apex acuminate.

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

The inflorescence is composed of slender spikes in spring; dry to golden brown., Lodicules absent. Anthers 2; (2.9-)3.5-4.8(-5.5) mm long. Stigmas 2; protogynous; pubescent.

Fruit

Caryopsis with adherent pericarp; ellipsoid; 2 mm long. Embryo 0.33 length of caryopsis. Hilum punctiform.

Taxonomy

Order

Cyperales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Anthoxanthum

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