Timothy

Phleum pratense

Photo of Timothy
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Originally introduced as a forage grass, it has found its way into lawns and nurseries. It is usually 2 to 4 feet tall with a bulbous base. Most preferred by horses.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences