Story: Pastures

Yorkshire fog

Yorkshire fog

This grass is probably so named because the furry covering on the grey-green leaves is reminiscent of the fogs of Yorkshire, England. The furry feel of the grass makes it unpalatable to grazing stock.

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Photographs by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Deric Charlton, 'Pastures - Other grasses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16347/yorkshire-fog (accessed 23 October 2019)

Story by Deric Charlton, published 24 Nov 2008