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Kneed Spear-grass - native (Austrostipa bigeniculata)

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Alternative names: Stipa bigeniculata.

Native. Perennial. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).


Austrostipa bigeniculata is moderately common in basalt areas e.g. at Neereman.

bigeniculata: twice bent.

1: Tangled flower cluster. Neereman. 2: Lemma with twice-bent awn. 3: Part of the open flower spray.