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Hay fever: how the grass grows

Grass showing anthers, which have now withered and become grey, having ceased to shed pollen in this early-pollinating species, although other plants of the same species were still displaying brown anthers shedding pollen. Alopecurus pratensis; Meadow or Common Foxtail.
Photographed at the Shady Lane Arboretum, next to Stoughton Farm Park, Leicester, UK, Sunday 8-6-1997.
Olympus D-300 L digital camera in close-up mode.

 

Ryegrass starting to show anthers & shed pollen. Shady Lane Arboretum, Leicester, UK, Sunday 8-6-1997.
 

Cocksfoot shedding pollen now. The anthers appear white in this picture. Photographed at the Shady Lane Arboretum, next to Stoughton Farm Park, Leicester, UK, Sunday 8-6-1997.


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