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Knotroot Bristlegrass

Setaria parviflora

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Poaceae (Grass)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Compact green spike reaching a maximum of 10cm in length, each spikelet is surrounded by yellowish-purple bristles. Flowers in my opinion look like hairy caterpillars.
Fruit:
Oval seeds in autumn and early winter.
Leaves:
The stiff, flat leaf blades are up to 25cm long and no wider than 1cm.
Maximum Size:
120cm tall.
Other Names:
Bent Pigeon Grass, Bristly Foxtail, Knotroot Foxtail, Marsh Bristlegrass, Perennial Foxtail, Slender Pigeon Grass, Small-flowered Pigeon Grass, Yellow Bristlegrass, Yellow Foxtail.
Habitats:
Grassland, saltmarshes, wasteland, wetland.