Province distribution : Balearic Islands. Barcelona. Castellón. Gerona. Valencia.
Distribution in the islands : Cabrera. Formentera. Ibiza. Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Some regions
Flowering time : April. May. June. July. August. September.
Life-forms : Terophyte.
Habitat : Fields and road sides.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : Gastridium ventricosum is a very elegant Gramene. It is erect, very stylised, and ends in a long, thin, light green inflorescence, which is very shiny and smooth to the touch. By observing the spikelets with a magnifying glass we can see that the base is a slightly swollen. It lives in moors, dry meadows, sometimes in sandy soils.