Melampyrum pratense L.[Agg]

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Melampyrum pratense

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

Melampyrum pratense

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

Melampyrum pratense

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

Melampyrum pratense

Photo: Mark Hyde
Derwent Grange Farm, Co. Durham

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Kent number: 124/19/3
BRC number: 920001256
Synonyms:
Common names: Common Cow-wheat (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
BSBI Species Code: A1
Description:
Annual herb. Leaves linear to ovate, entire. Flowers arranged horizontally, in pairs directed to one side of the stem, in axils of green, leaf-like bracts, upper bracts sometimes dentate. Calyx-lobes linear-setaceous. Corolla 10-18 mm, yellow to whitish; tube much longer than the calyx; lower lip straight. Capsule dehiscing along one margin.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pratense: of meadows
Habitat: In woodland and on heaths.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Europe, eastwards to Asia.
Growth form(s): Annual.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 29 July 2008
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BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Melampyrum pratense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Melampyrum pratense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Melampyrum pratense
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Melampyrum pratense
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Melampyrum pratense
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Melampyrum pratense
Ispot: Melampyrum pratense
JSTOR Plant Science: Melampyrum pratense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Melampyrum pratense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Melampyrum pratense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Melampyrum pratense
Tropicos: Melampyrum pratense


Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-18

Hyde, M.A. (2018). UK Flora: Species information: Melampyrum pratense.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146300, retrieved 14 November 2018

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