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Phleum pratense

Common Name: Timothy Grass

Scientific Classification

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Phleum
Species: Phleum pratense

Conservation Status

Identifying Features

Timothy grass has 7" long, blade-like, flat leaves.

Habitat & Range

This plant is found in fields and along trailsides across North America, Europe, and Asia. It is native to Europe.

Life Cycle

The tiny flowers of this plant are in dense 4" cylinders. Timothy grass is in bloom from June to August.

Featured image by James Dake.


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