|of foxtail grasses|
the foxtail grasses (Alopecurus) are world-wide one with approx. 36 kinds common, also kind of the family of the sweet grasses frequently occurring in Germany. By the Ährenrispe reminding of the tail of a fox they received their German designation.
characteristic of the foxtail grasses is a close, oblong, usually thin whale goat (cylindrical) Ährenrispe. To cladding furs only at the reason did not grow together, unbegrannt, pointedly approaching and winged. Between cladding furs and bloom no empty Spelzen sit. Deck furs are provided with one from the spikelet outstanding Granne. There are not front furs with the fox tails however. The actual tiny blooms possess one threadlike scar and always 3 Staubblätter, which can be colored characteristic depending upon kind. The sheets are frequently oberseits gerieft, unterseits rather shining smooth; some kinds possess a longer Blatthäutchen (see. Photo down).
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kind and sort - more important pasture grasses know economic meaning the foxtail grasses its (in particular meadow fox tail), which grow gladly in damper places and also temporary floodings borne.
- red-yellow fox tail (A. aequalis)
- tubing fox tail (A. arundinaceus)
- bulb fox tail (A. bulbosus)
- break fox tail (A. geniculatus)
- field fox tail (A. myosuroides)
- meadow fox tail (A. pratensis)
- blown up fox tail (A. rendlei)