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common name: Hare's tails grass, Bunny Tails
growth rate: medium
growth habit: grassy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: buff
main season: Summer
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.
Found in coastal grasslands and sand dunes in western Europe and also in many other locations worldwide.
pronounced: lag-YUR-uss ow-VAH-tus