Taxonomy

Cynosurus cristatus | Crested Dog's-tail | Coinfhéar

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Grasslands with wide range of soils and conditions. Particularly found in old grasslands

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Not known

Use

Forage crop

Vegetative nature

Herbaceous

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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Further information

Traditional sheep pastures were made up of this grass along with Fescues. It is drought resistant and grows well in compact ground and has a high nutritional value, especially in better soil.

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