Lolium rigidum

Tracheophyta MagnoliopsidaPoaceaeLoliumLolium rigidum

Ecology

An annual of waste ground, docks and rubbish tips, where it is introduced with grain, wool shoddy, bird-seed, esparto and soya bean waste. Lowland.

Status

Casual

World Distribution

Native of S. Europe, the Mediterranean region and S.W. & C. Asia; widely naturalised in N. & S. America, Australia and elsewhere.

JNCC Designations

NBNSYS0000004868

Atlas text references

Ryves TB, Clement EJ, Foster MC
1996.  Alien grasses of the British Isles.