Sweet Vernal-grass - Anthoxanthum odoratum
Tufted grass 10 to 40 cm tall with pointed leaf blades, 1.5 to 5 mm wide. Panicles spread out in flower, but close in fruit. Spikelets are 6 to 10 mm long, with hairy glumes.
Grassy places of all kinds.
April to July.
Very common throughout Britain.
Very common in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 541 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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