Agrostis capillaris Linnaeus 1753 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 10-80cm
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Rhizomatous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering July - August (Earliest: 28.6)

Biotopes:
Meadows
Pollination: Wind
Parasites:
Blumeria graminis

Puccinia coronata

Several Chloropidae Larvae
(Stem Borers)
Possible Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Elachista argentella Larva (Leaf Miner)

Elachista freyerella

Hydrellia griseola Larva (Leaf Miner)

Cetema myopinum Larva (Stem Borer)

Meromyza variegata Larva (Stem Borer)

Liriomyza flaveola Larva (Leaf Miner)

Opomyza florum Larva (Stem Borer)
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae

Ochlodes sylvanus Larva

Thymelicus lineola Larva

Mesapamea secalis Larva

Phyllotreta vittula

Tipula paludosa Larva
Possible Herbivores:
Chrysoteuchia culmella Larva

Several Tenthredinidae Larvae
Sapivores:
Neophilaenus campestris

Neophilaenus lineatus

Javesella dubia

Javesella pellucida

Balclutha punctata

Streptanus sordidus

Stenodema laevigata

Metopolophium dirhodum
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Delphacodes venosus

Anoecia major
Possible Granivores:
Eurygaster maura

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Common Bent


Picture © 2003, 2004, 2007 J.K. Lindsey

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