Common Name

Sickle Lovegrass




Perennial grass, sprawling or to 60cm tall.  Leaves with a rough hairy sheath at the base.  Ligule a frnge of hairs. Leaves 2-8cm long, to 1mm wide, threadlike, folded together lengwise, or rolled, hairless or hairy, often bristlySpikelets 3-43mm long. Mature seed groups cylindrical to spreading. Seeds with 0 bristles.  Poorly known Vic.

Description in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 100

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