Plants of the Castlemaine District


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Panics have very open flower sprays. The flowers are unawned. Each spikelet has two lemmas, only one of which produces a seed.

panic Hillmans Pan*Panicum hillmanii
A summer growing grass with broad green leaves. The first lemma is sterile, without anthers. 1st Glume is about half the second.
panic Coolah Grass *Panicum coloratum.
First lemma with anthers. 1st glume about half the length of the second glume.
rigid panic Rigid Panic Walwhalleya proluta.
First glume is more than half the length of the spikelet.

Panicum: millet.