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Common name

English: Rabbit Tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass

German: Eiförmiger Hasenschwanz, Hasenschwänzchen

Portuguese: Rabo De Lebre


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      Order: Cyperales (91)

        Family: Poaceae (72)(family description)

          Genus: Lagurus (1)

            Epithet: ovatus L. (1)

Synonym: Lagurus dalmaticus Gand.

dalmaticus => from Dalmatia, region of Croatia on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea

ovatus => oval, egg-shaped; elliptic, but broader at the base


Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Lagurus ovatus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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