Anthoxanthum aristatum

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Anthoxanthum aristatum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Anthoxanthum
A. aristatum
Binomial name
Anthoxanthum aristatum

Anthoxanthum puelii

Anthoxanthum aristatum is a species of grass known by the common names awned vernalgrass[1] or annual vernalgrass. It is native to North Africa and southern and western Europe as far north as the Netherlands, and it is known in other regions, including northern Europe and North America, as an introduced species. It is occasionally a minor weed of fields. This is an annual grass growing in small tufts up to about 30 centimeters tall. The leaves are short, pointed, and somewhat hairy. The inflorescence is up to 3 centimeters long and one wide, flat and hairy with spikelets a few millimeters long.


  1. ^ English Names for Korean Native Plants (PDF). Pocheon: Korea National Arboretum. 2015. p. 354. ISBN 978-89-97450-98-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2016 – via Korea Forest Service.