Story: Pastures

Phalaris

Phalaris

This grass has a distinctive bluish-green colour and a seed head similar to timothy. This variety, Phalaris aquatica, is different to Phalaris arundinacea (reed canary grass), which is an aggressive weed in some parts of North America.

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Other grasses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16346/phalaris (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Deric Charlton, published 24 Nov 2008