Molinia

Molinia spp.

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This genus of 2 species of deciduous perennial grasses in the Poaceae family originates from parts of Eurasia and North Africa where members are found growing in damp moorland habitats. They have a tufted habit with characteristic flat, linear grass-like leaves and erect stems carrying panicles of tiny flowers in Summer. They are cultivated for their attractive Autumn leaves, often coloured flowers and arching habit, preferring an acidic soil.
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