West Highland Flora

Heath Grass


Danthonia decumbens

Formerly Sieglingia decumbens

Danthonia decumbens

Photo Carl Farmer
3 Aug 2002 Portree, Skye

Common on moors and hills

Spikelets 7-10 mm long

ID: Ligule replaced by fringe of hairs.  Spikelets look bulky in comparison to size of plant, making it easy to recognise.

Other features: Less than 10 spikelets per stem. 

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