Taxonomy

Agrostis capillaris | Common Bent | Feorainn mhín

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Not protected

Native status

Native

Species Biology

Habitat

Dry pastures, sand dunes, heaths and mountain pastures

Life cycle

Perennial

Ex-situ conservation

Seed accessions in the National Genebank, Backweston (wild seed collected in 2010). Living collection in the National Botanic Garden.

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

This species is of low agricultural value, except in areas where high quality grasses are unable to flourish

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