A tall, tufted grass. It is adapted to deep, rich soils, as it roots deeply, yet it grows on poor soils to some extent. It is often desirable in a pasture mixture. The high price of seed and the seed adulteration seem to be the chief causes for its limited use.
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G. F. Warren, Elements of Agriculture (London, MacMillan and Co., Ltd., 1913) 188