Long-hair Plume Grass
Sparse open tufted grass with plume-like flowering stems to 1.5 m tall. Flat bluish green leaves to 20 cm long, 2-5 mm wide. Seedheads 6-25 cm long and distinctly fluffy with long hairs.
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Long thin fine sickle-shaped bristles on seeds (awns) up to 55 mm in length, attached just below the top of the seed.
Perennial. A common plant of native grasslands and open eucalypt woodlands, usually in well-watered sites. Seeds readily. Occurs on a wide variety of substrates. Not usually grazed.
Oct to Dec
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia