Yorkshire fog

Holcus lanatus

Summary 2

Holcus lanatus is a perennial grass. The specific epithet lanatus is Latin for 'woolly' which describes the plant's hairy texture. Common names include Yorkshire fog, tufted grass, and meadow soft grass. In North America, where it is an invasive species, names include velvet grass and common velvet grass.

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  1. (c) Belinda Lo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/belinda712/10214390574/
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holcus_lanatus

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