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Dactylis Glomerata

Botanical Name:

Dactylis glomerata

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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

Perennial, Weed, Coarsely tufted perennial.

Lifespan

Perennial

Flower

Panicle, 0.4 to 3 inches long, with spikelets grouped together in dense, one-sided clusters at the end of panicle branches, usually pyramidal. Spikelets greenish, contain 2 to 5 florets, lemmas pointed to short-awned. The flowers are very inconspicuous, without showy petals or sepals. The distinctive tufted triangular flowerhead is green to reddish and turns gray as the seeds mature., Ovary glabrous.

Fruit

Fruit are valuable to wildlife. Two to eight inches in panicle., Hilum punctiform.

Benefits
Attracts

Small Mammals

Taxonomy

Order

Poales

Family

Poaceae

Genus

Dactylis

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