Definition of Alopecurus pratensis
1. Noun. Stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America.
Group relationships: Alopecurus, Genus Alopecurus
Generic synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass
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Literary usage of Alopecurus pratensis
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1. The Quantitative Method in Biology by Julius MacLeod (1919)
"Dimensions in millimetres: TABLE I Length of the blade of the upper leaf of the fertile stem Minimum Maximum alopecurus pratensis Agrostis alba Glyceria ..."
2. The Library of Agricultural and Horticultural Knowledge: With an Appendix on by John Baxter (1830)
"... as well as siliceous earth or sand, the alopecurus pratensis, Festuca pratensis, Dactylis glo- merala, Phleum pratense major, ..."