Rostraria cristata

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Rostraria cristata
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Rostraria
R. cristata
Binomial name
Rostraria cristata
  • Festuca cristata L.
  • Festuca gerardii Vill.
  • Festuca phleoides Vill.
  • Koeleria gerardii (Vill.) Shinners
  • Koeleria phleoides (Vill.) Pers.
  • Lophochloa cristata (Linn.) Hyl.
  • Lophochloa phleoides (Vill.) Reichb.

Rostraria cristata, the Mediterranean hairgrass,[1] is an annual grass species which is native to Eurasia and widely naturalised elsewhere.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Rostraria cristata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Rostraria cristata". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2008-06-15.
  3. ^ "Rostraria cristata". Flora of Pakistan. Retrieved 2008-06-15.