Flora of Northern Ireland
Dactylis glomerata
© Paul Hackney
Dactylis glomerata
© Graham Day
Dactylis glomerata
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

One of the commonest grasses - a robust, rather tough and succulent grass with the flower-heads arranged in a manner which has been fancifully compared to the foot of a cockerel or hen. It occurs in a wide variety of grassy habitats.

All names: Dactylis glomerata L.