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Arrhenatherum elatius

Family: Poaceae

Common names: FALSE OAT, FRENCH RYE, OAT GRASS

Native to: Europe

Sentiment: submission

Plant

Types: grass, perennial

Forms: arching, erect

Max height: 5 feet

Max width: 2.5 feet

Flower

brown/black, white/off white

Leaf

dark

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: weedy

Exposure: part shade, sun

Weedy

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: regular