Cynosurus cristatus


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Cynosurus cristatus

a host for Claviceps purpurea—rye ergot—and a potential source of ergot poisoning. Called also crested dog's tail.
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This was especially the case when high rates of bare ground creation were combined with heavy fertilizer addition, with the sown species Holcus lanatus, Cerastium fontanum, and Cynosurus cristatus actually becoming dominant components of the vegetation.
30 Other species: Carex panicea 1 in 2, + in 8; Lotus corniculatus + in 2 and 8; Cynosurus cristatus 1 in 5, + in 6; Poa angustifolia 1 in 5 and 6; Ranunculus flammula 1 in 5, + in 9; Succisapratensis+ in 6, 1 in 7; Festuca trichophylla s.