Phleum phleoides

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.wikipedia
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Timothy-grass

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It can be confused with related species Timothy-grass, Phleum pratense.
Timothy grass can be confused with meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis) and purple-stem cat's-tail (Phleum phleoides).

Perennial plant

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.

Poaceae

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.

Europe

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.

North Africa

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.

Asia

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Phleum phleoides (common names: Boehmer's cat's-tail and purple-stem cat's-tail ) is a perennial grass native to most of Europe, North Africa, and temperate Asia.

Culm (botany)

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Culms are erect and 10 – in height; leaf blades are 5 – long by 1 – wide.

Downland

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However purple-stem cat's-tail prefers lighter soils and grows on chalk downland.

Elachista rudectella

The larvae feed on Phleum phleoides.

Elachista nolckeni

The larvae feed on Phleum phleoides.

Eriswell Low Warren

Rare plants include purple-stem cat's-tail, spring speedwell, Spanish catchfly and perennial knawel.

Deadman's Grave, Icklingham

It has four nationally rare plants, Spanish catchfly, Boehmer's cat's-tail, Breckland Wild Thyme and spring speedwell.

How Hill Track

This is described by Natural England as a grassland site which provides suitable conditions for seven rare plants, including perennial knawel, small alison, purple-stem cat's tail and sickle medick.