Common Velvetgrass Holcus lanatus LinnaeusNon-native    Synonyms: Meadow Soft Grass, Nothoholcus lanatus, Velvet Grass, Yorkshire Fog.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Holcus   

Status:

"Introduced from Europe" (Reed, 1964).

Relationships:

Host plant for European Skipper.

There are 127 records in the project database.

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Common Velvetgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/25/2011). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/4/2017). Photo by Bill Harms. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (6/4/2018). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/29/2019). (c) susanrich01, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by susanrich01 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/14/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/15/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/7/2017). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/28/2019). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/12/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Common Velvetgrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/14/2017). Photo by Dan Small. (MBP list)


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