Lolium perenne L.
- Botanical Name
- Lolium perenne L.
- Common Name
- Rye Grass
- Flora of Virginia Name/Status
- Lolium perenne L. var. aristatum Willd. + L. perenne L. var. perenne
- Map includes records for both var. perenne and var. aristatum. Herbarium work will be required to fully map these varieties (partial maps are now provided).
- The species occurs in fields, roadsides, pastures, clearings, and other disturbed habitats; it is widely planted for cover and erosion control but generally persistent only in thinly vegetated areas. Lolium perenne s.l.
is frequent throughout, but the status of the two varieties has not been determined.
- Native Status
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