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Tasmanian Spear-grass - native (Austrostipa stuposa)

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spear-grass stuposa stuposa

Alternative names: Stipa stuposa, Quizzical Spear-grass

Native. Perennial. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).


Not common.

stupa: flax, tow-like, referring to a mass of tangled filaments.

1: Lemma with twice-bent awn. Castlemaine. 2: Mature flower cluster. 3: Freshly opened flower cluster.