Cynosurus cristatus

Crested Dog’s-tail

Cynosurus cristatus
  • inflorescence compact and unisexual;
  • tooth-, line-shaped;
  • the perennial plant is generally tooth-shaped with a tough stem of 50-60cm
  • narrow leaves with short and rough outgrowth at the junction of the leaves
  • minimum length: 20 cm;
  • maximum length: 60 cm
  • flowers from June to September;
  • meadows and pastures on a wide base of soils;
  • host plant for Arctic skipper and small heath.