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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
Festuca asperula 13 Feb 2019 JackieMiles

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

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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
  • 10cm to 30cm Plant size
  • 11 Feb 2019 Recorded on
  • JackieMiles Recorded by

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