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Australian Sweet-grass -native (Glyceria australis)

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 glyceria glyceria"  glyceria

Native. Perennial. C3.

Family. Poaceae (Grass family).

Australian Sweet-grass is a semi-aquatic. It is a tall grass and grows in wet places in water such as in shallow steams or in swamps.


Glyceria: sweet, the first named species is a source of sweet juicy fodder australis: southern.

1, 2: Australian Sweet Grass. Taradale. 3: Specimen from Metcalfe with small spikelets. This specimen has some characterstics of Glyceria maxima.