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Kangaroo grass

Themeda triandra

Description:

Large coarse seed structures grow on tall stems above this tough clump of native grass.

Habitat:

Any grassland and open woodland throughout Australia

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3 Comments

MartinL
MartinL 9 years ago

This is a plantation specimen in a park in Kilsyth. I think kangaroo grass is the same species across various different cultivars. I must spot some roadside native growth specimens that occur commonly on the roadside to Buxton.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

I just checked and I think it is the same. This grass had truly excellent colours several months ago. feint green, yellow, red, violet. Wow it's tough though. Glad I didn't chop it all down now.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Nice martin.
We have some grasses that look very similar but not quite the same. I was hoping you had id'd ours here... :)

MartinL
Spotted by
MartinL

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 29, 2012
Submitted on Jan 29, 2012

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