(also timothy grass)
A Eurasian grass that is widely grown for grazing and hay. It is naturalized in North America, where many cultivars have been developed.
- Phleum pratense, family Gramineae
- The majority of their diet should be free-choice grass hays such as timothy, orchard grass or brome.
- Most horses today on pasture only have one or two varieties of grass usually timothy, orchard grass with some degree of clover and fescue.
- The best source of fiber is hay, such as timothy, alfalfa, oat, or orchard grass.
Mid 18th century: named after Timothy Hanson, the American farmer who introduced it to the Carolinas from New York (circa1720).
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