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GrassFestuca asperula

Graceful Fescue at Maffra, NSW

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Festuca asperula at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Festuca asperula at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019

Identification history

Grass Festuca asperula 13 Feb 2019 MichaelMulvaney
Grass Festuca asperula 13 Feb 2019 JackieMiles

Author's notes

The short, stiff, very silvery leaves are so distinctive that inflorescences are not needed to identify this grass. The pointed leaf tips indicate that it is not a Lomandra (eg glauca, which is also silver in colour). In natural grassland on basalt, Maffra Lake TSR.

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Nearby Sightings

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Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Melicytus angustifolius subsp. divaricatus (Divaricate Tree Violet) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Enneapogon nigricans (Nine-awn Grass, Bottlewashers) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Scleranthus diander (Many-flowered Knawel) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Euphorbia sp. at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Calotis glandulosa (Mauve Burr-daisy) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Xanthoparmelia semiviridis at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Discaria pubescens (Hairy anchor plant) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019 Ranunculus diminutus at Maffra, NSW - 20 Mar 2013 Pelargonium sp. Striatellum (G.W.Carr 10345) G.W.Carr (Omeo Storksbill) at Maffra, NSW - 12 Mar 2009
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Melicytus angustifolius subsp. divaricatus (Divaricate Tree Violet) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Enneapogon nigricans (Nine-awn Grass, Bottlewashers) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Scleranthus diander (Many-flowered Knawel) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Euphorbia sp. at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Ajuga australis (Austral Bugloss) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Dichelachne crinita (Long-hair Plume Grass) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Calotis glandulosa (Mauve Burr-daisy) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Xanthoparmelia semiviridis at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Discaria pubescens (Hairy anchor plant) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Austrolestes annulosus (Blue Ringtail) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Eragrostis curvula (African Lovegrass) at Maffra, NSW - 11 Feb 2019
Ranunculus diminutus at Maffra, NSW - 20 Mar 2013
Pelargonium sp. Striatellum (G.W.Carr 10345) G.W.Carr (Omeo Storksbill) at Maffra, NSW - 12 Mar 2009

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 148.989704-36.543184
  • Altitude 890.0m
  • Places Maffra, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 100 Abundance
  • 11 Feb 2019 10:27 AM Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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