Holcus mollis Linnaeus 1759 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 20-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Stoloniferous
Hermaphrodite, Flowering June - September (Earliest: 14.5)

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest Edge

Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Blumeria graminis

Puccinia coronata

Ramularia holci-lanati

Elachista argentella Larva (Leaf Miner)

Elachista canapennella Larva (Leaf Miner)

Meromyza variegata Larva (Stem Borer)

Oscinella frit Larva (Stem Borer)

Cerodontha denticornis Larva (Leaf Miner)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva (Leaf Miner)
Possible Parasites:
Elachista chrysodesmella Larva (Leaf Miner)

Elachista freyerella

Hydrellia griseola Larva (Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Lasiommata megera Larva

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Thymelicus sylvestris

Mesapamea secalis Larva

Dolerus nigratus Larva

Tenthredopsis friesei Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Tenthredopsis nassata Larva
Sapivores:
Several Cicadellidae

Rhopalosiphum padi

Sitobion avenae

Dicranotropis hamata

Balclutha punctata
Possible Sapivores:
Stenodema holsata

Conosanus obsoletus

Javesella discolor
Decomposers:
Pyrenophora dematioidea

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Creeping Soft Grass


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