Local name: Cocksfoot
Cat grass which may be either green or red to purple-tinged (usually green in shade, redder in full sun), turning pale grey-brown at seed maturity. The spikelet’s are 5–9 mm long, typically containing two to five flowers. It has a characteristic flattened stem base which distinguishes it from many other grasses.
Cocksfoot Cat grass is a perennial grass containing 7-9% protein at the flowering stage and is thus a maintenance ration.