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Broad Kernel Espartillo - introduced (*Amelichloa caudata)

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Other names: Stipa caudata, Espartillo.

Native to South America.

Family: Poaceae (Grass family).

Occurrence: Scattered. Established in several parts of Castlemaine township.

Identification. It resembles a native spear-grass. Some of the separating features include:

It has poor nutritional value, similar to that of Serrated Tussock.

Broad-kernel Espartillo, Castlemine.