Flora of the Southeastern United States
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Holcus lanatus Linnaeus. Velvet Grass, Soft Grass, Yorkshire-fog. Phen: May-Oct. Hab: Moist to wet meadows, pastures, disturbed areas, roadsides, hedge-rows, sometimes invasive in bogs, fens, and other natural wetlands. Dist: Native of Europe.

Origin/Endemic status: Europe

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA24, G, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Va, W, WV, Tucker (1996); = Notholcus lanatus – S

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