In about 1720, American farmer Timothy Hanson began to promote this grass as a hay crop in North America, and it has kept his name ever since. It is best suited for the moist, cooler conditions of South Island dairy pastures. Timothy has a distinctive bulrush-shaped seed head.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Photographs by Deric Charlton
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.
Tāpiritia te tākupu hou