Herb: Italian Ryegrass
Latin name: Lolium multiflorum
Synonyms: Lolium italicum, Lolium perenne multiflorum
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Description of the plant:
(11 3/4 inch)
Habitat of Italian Ryegrass:Meadows, field margins and roadsides, avoiding acid soils.
Other uses of the herb:A good green manure crop, it can be sown in autumn or spring and is often combined with clover.
Propagation of Italian Ryegrass:When growing as a green manure crop, the seed can be sown from early spring to early autumn in situ.
Cultivation of the herb:Meadows, field margins and roadsides, avoiding acid soils.
Medicinal use of Italian Ryegrass:None known
Known hazards of Lolium multiflorum:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.