Flora of Northern Ireland
Koeleria macrantha sens. lat.
© Alan Hill
Koeleria macrantha sens. lat.
© Alan Hill
Koeleria macrantha sens. lat.
(Map updated: March 2008)
 

A tufted perennial grass, about 6-10 inches in height, with short, usually narrow and inrolled leaves, and a rather dense silvery purple or green inflorescence. In dry short turf; frequent on sand dunes or calcareous ground near the coast.

All names: Koeleria macrantha sens. lat. (Ledeb.) Schultes; Koeleria cristata (L.) Pers.; Koeleria pseudocristata Domin.; Koeleria supra-arenaria Domin.; Koeleria britannica Domin.; Koeleria mixta Domin.; Koeleria glauca auct.; Koeleria albescens auct.; Koeleria gracilis Pers.