Weakly tufted with erect or weeping flower stalks to 1 m. Leaves flat or inrolled, bluish and with a rough upper surface. Base of leaves have a distinctive clasping collar (ligule). Leaf sheaths often purplish. Flower spike of 1-10 flowers with a long curved bristle-like projection (awn).
|Former Scientific Name||
E. scabrum, E. scabrus, Anthosachne scabra
Harsh rough bluish leaves and distinct wheat-like seedheads.
Perennial. Dry rocky areas and native pastures to subalpine zone.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia