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Common Cow-Wheat

Melampyrum pratense

Also known as

Common cow-wheat, Cow-wheat

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Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

1 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Melampyrum pratense
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Common Cow-Wheat Overview

Melampyrum pratense is a herbaceous annual plant in the Orobanchaceae family. It produces bright yellow, tubular flowers and slender, grass-like leaves. It has a branching habit and doesn't typically exceed half a metre in height and spread.

How to propagate Common Cow-Wheat

Seed

Propagate by seed.

Special features of Common Cow-Wheat

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Common Cow-Wheat

Meadows