Milium effusum

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Milium effusum
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Milium
Species: M. effusum
Binomial name
Milium effusum
L.
Synonyms[1]

Milium effusum (vernacular name American milletgrass or wood millet) is a perennial species of grass in the Poaceae family, native to damp forests of the Holarctic Kingdom.

Habitat[edit]

Damp, deciduous woods and shaded banks, where it grows on winter-wet, calcareous to mildly acidic clay and loam soils, and also over rocks in W. Scotland. [2]

Distribution[edit]

It can be found in northern United States and Canada.[3] and Europe, including Britain but excluding the Mediterranean, east to Siberia and the Himalayas.[4]

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