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  In Central Europe, the Meadow foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis) flowers from May to July. One can pick ripe seeds from June to August. In general, the plants are between 30 and 100 centimeter (approx. 1-3 ft) tall, some of them even a bit taller. While the plants are flowering, you can see brownish pollen on it. This is why the meadow foxtail got its name. Most pet birds prefer this plant when it's flowering or half-ripe. Ripe seeds are far more unpopular.

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