Dwarf Aphelia
Flower, finished
Feather Spear-grass
Seed Head, close up
Feather Spear-grass (Austrostipa elegantissima)Class: Plants (Plantae) - Land Plants (Charophyta) - Land Plants (Equisetopsida) - Other Small Plants
Order: Grasses & Sedges (Poales)
Family: Grass (Poaceae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Feather Spear-grass (Austrostipa elegantissima)
This Photo:     Seed Head

Thank you Darren Schmitke & Dr Kym Nicolson for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere

Copyright © 2013-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Oct-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)