Canary grass is a plant, Phalaris canariensis, belonging to the family Poaceae. Originally a native of the Mediterranean region, it is now grown commercially in several parts of the world for birdseed. This large, coarse grass has erect, hairless stems, usually from 2 to 6 feet tall.
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Phalaris canariensis
The compositions of the two CANARY SEED varieties were found to be similar with an average of 55.8g/100g of starch, 23.7% g/100g of protein, 7.9% of crude fat, 7.3g/100g of total dietary fibre, 1.8g/100g of soluble sugar and 2.3g/100g of total ash in the whole grain.