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Eragrostis pilosa

Soft Lovegrass, Indian lovegrass at Maffra, NSW

Eragrostis pilosa at Maffra, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
Eragrostis pilosa at Maffra, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
Eragrostis pilosa at Maffra, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
Eragrostis pilosa at Maffra, NSW - 12 Feb 2019
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Identification history

Eragrostis pilosa 18 Feb 2019 michaelb
Eragrostis pilosa 17 Feb 2019 JackieMiles

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Author's notes

Growing profusely on the gravel strip at the road edge, apparently its preferred habitat, with E. cilianensis. It is also common on far south coast roads and I am confident of the ID. It tends to occupy just the narrow strip that gets herbicided, creating a seed bed for it.

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Eragrostis cilianensis (Stinkgrass) at Maffra, NSW - 12 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
Dichondra sp. Inglewood (J.M.Dalby 86/93) Qld Herbarium (Kidney Weed) at Maffra, NSW - 10 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
Rumex brownii (Slender Dock, Swamp Dock) at Maffra, NSW - 10 Feb 2019 by JackieMiles
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  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Medium Weed or Pest

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  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 12 Feb 2019 12:07 PM Recorded on
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  • True In flower

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