Koeleria hirsuta

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Koeleria hirsuta Gaudin

Poaceae

Life form: grass

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: dry bis Moisture: moderately moist

Soil: gritty loam

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: clump-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Koeleria hirsuta is a grass.

Naming

Koeleria hirsuta was described by Charles Gaudichaud-Beaupré. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Koeleria hirsuta is a species in the genus Koeleria which contains approximately 51 to 82 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

The grasses reach heights of 10 to 35 centimetres.

Leaves

Koeleria hirsuta has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Koeleria hirsuta produces flowers that are arranged in panicles from July to August.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Koeleria hirsuta is native to Italy, Switzerland, Austria and the Alps.

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a sunny situation on dry to moderately moist soil. The substrate should be gritty loam.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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