Common Millet - Panicum miliaceum
Reaching 120 cm in height with flat leaves to 20 cm wide, their sheaths very hairy. Inflorescence a stout panicle, curved over at the tip.
Bare and disturbed ground, especially frequent at rubbish dumps.
Flowers August and September.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain as a casual plant.
Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland as a casual plant. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 5 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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