Aira caryophyllea subsp. multiculmis
silvery hair grass
Vascular – Exotic
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Sandy waste land, cliffs, banks, rocky grassland, roadsides
Annual grass growing in dull green or reddish-green, erect tufts up to 50cm tall. Long ligule. Spiklets very small and silvery on hair-like branches. Each spiklet has two awns which cross.