Alopecurus L.

Common Name: Foxtail Grass

Family: Poaceae

Published in: Sp. Pl.1: 60. 1753.

Other: Alopex = fox (Gk), oura = tail (GK) which refers to the inflorescences. Lectotype: A. pratensis L. (Ill. Fl. N. U.S. (Britton & Brown), ed. 2 1: 191. 1913). Most species of little ornamental value (Darke).


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