Ochlopoa [Poa] annua (Linnaeus 1753) Scholz 2003 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 5-25cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Annual, Tufts, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering All Year (Earliest: 4.4)

Protective Chemicals
Flavonoids Luteolin

Biotopes:
Meadows
Microhabitat:
Bare Ground
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Blumeria graminis

Uromyces dactylidis

Puccinia poarum

Elachista freyerella

Cetema elongatum Larva (Stem Borer)

Oscinella frit Larva (Stem Borer)

Opomyza germinationis Larva (Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva (Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Many Noctuidae

Dolerus anthracinus Larva

Dolerus nigratus Larva
Sapivores:
Several Aphididae

Stenodema laevigata

Stenotus binotatus

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Annual Meadow-grass


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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