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botanical name:
Lagurus ovatus
Lagurus ovatus © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Hare's tails grass, Bunny Tails
family:  Poaceae
characteristics: grass
height: 0.40m
width: 0.20m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: buff
stem/bark: green
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Annual, tufted grass with erect to arching leaves. Softly hairy, oval, creamy white flower heads all summer.

Light sandy well drained soil, in sun. Resents disturbance.

From seed, may self seed freely.

The seed heads can be dried.

other notes:
Found in coastal grasslands and sand dunes in western Europe and also in many other locations worldwide.


pronounced: lag-YUR-uss ow-VAH-tus
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