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Phleum pratense

AuthorityL.
FamilyLiliopsida:Commelinidae:Cyperales:Gramineae
SynonymsPhleum bertolonii DC., Phleum nodosum auct.
Common namestimothy, fléole des prés, wiesen-lieschgras, timotej, ängskampe, timotei, eng-rottehale, knold-rottehale, nurmitähkiö, túnskollapuntur, vallarfoxgras
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Ecocrop code8516



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BRIEF DESCRIPTION A bunch grass reaching 75-115 cm in height, with a dense spikelike inflorescence. The sods are open and relatively thin and frequent defoliation soon weakens the plants and result in there destruction in a few years. USES Grown for pasture and hay. GROWING PERIOD Long-lived perennial. COMMON NAMES Timothy, Common Timothy, Mountain Timothy, Herd`s grass. FURTHER INF Timothy requires a cool and moist climate. Dry matter yields may vary between 4.5-11 t/ha.
Sources
Grassland Index
Roecklein J 1987 pp 187 [USE]
Dube P 1982 pp 4
Duke J 1975 pp 24 [PH, RAIN, TEMP]
Maas E 1990 pp 275 [SAL]
Heath M 1985 pp 217-222 [DRA, PHO, TEMP, DEP]
Ahlgreen G 1956 pp 171 [TEMP, DRA, TEXT, KTMP, FER, USE]