Meadow Ryegrass Lolium pratense (Hudson) DarbyshireNon-native  Synonyms: Festuca pratensis, Meadow Fescue, Schedonorus pratensis.


An uncommon weed that is believed to be much less common than formerly thought (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

There are 49 records in the project database.

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Meadow Ryegrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/24/2019). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Meadow Ryegrass in Caroline Co., Maryland (5/28/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Meadow Ryegrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/15/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

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