Briza maxima   Greater Quaking-grass

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Of all the plants I've seen in the UK, Europe and Australia this is the one I've found in all countries. It's not at all uncommon in the Mediterranean countries being found on roadside, fallow fields and waste ground just like an ordinary grass would be in the UK. In the UK it is less common preferring the warmer southern counties of England.

Roadside outside Ano Stallos, Crete 8th April 2007

Added on 7th December 2007, updated 4th November 2008, updated 5th March 2010

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