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Common Name: Small Canary Grass
Phalaris minor is an annual plant that can grow up to 1.00 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.
Europe - Mediterranean to northwest France. Naturalized, or perhaps native, in the Channel Islands.
An easily grown plant, succeeding in an ordinary garden soil[
]. It is tolerant of most conditions, dry or wet[
Seed - cooked[
]. The seed can be ground into a flour and used in making bread, cakes etc. It is rather small and fiddly to utilize.
Seed - sow spring in situ[