Common Name

Scaly Poa, Scaly Meadow Grass




Annual grass to 50cm tall. Leaves with a hairless sheath at the base. Ligule a membrane without a fringe of hairs. Leaves flat, 1-15cm long, 1-4mm wide, usually slightly rough on the surface and margins. Spikelets pale, greenish, or purplish, 4-13mm long. Seeds with 0 bristles. Mature seed groups cylindrical. Rare SA. Rare 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 134

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