Farmland, grassland, meadows, woodland.
Narrow, pointed, oval, reddish-purple seeds. 1-sided, feather-like and up to 8mm long. The genus part of the Botanical name for this plant, Dactylis, is derived from the Greek word for 'finger' and it is referring to the shape of the seed heads. The name of the plant itself, Cocksfoot, is also referring to the shape of the seed heads.
Barnyard Grass, Cat Grass, Cockspur, Orchard Grass.