Scientific Name: Holcus lanatus Form:
Common Name:velvet grass Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:PoaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Poales (grass-like), Weed (horticultural) Mature Size (ht. X w.): x
Origin: Europe Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Grass-like, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Linear, Ciliate
Flowers: Spikelet, (Panicle-like), Green-yellow, Pink, Red, Jun
Fruit: Grain (caryopsis), Brown
Soil or Media:
Landscape Uses:
Key ID Features:Leaf blades 1-1.5 cm wide, flat, and sharply pointed and with dense short hairs… auricles absent…ligule medium height with jagged flattened top, hairy on leaf blade side only... sheaths hairy, compressed with pink veins…clump forming habit.