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Dactylis glomerata

Dactylis glomerata L.

 

Orchard Grass

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyPoaceaeGrasses (but not sedges or rushes)
GenusDactylisFrom the Latin dactylis and the Greek daktylos for a kind of grape or grass, the Greek name in turn derived from daktylos, “a finger,” referring to the finger-like appearance of the inflorescence
SpeciesglomerataClustered

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Dactylis glomerata description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 12 Jul 2017.

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Dactylis glomerata (Orchard Grass)

6/9/2010 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA

Dactylis glomerata (Orchard Grass)

6/9/2010 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA

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