Small Burrgrass, Burrgrass, Tick Grass
Annual grass to 50cm tall or sprawling. Leaves with a sheath at the base. Ligule a fringe of hairs or a membrane with a fringe of hairs. Leaves 2-6cm long, 2-6mm wide, flat, rolled in bud, glaucous or hairless, edges with stiff hairs, often wavy, and with pointed tips. Spikelets green, 3-5mm long. Mature seed groups cylindrical. Seeds burr -like, covered in short hooked spines. Rare Vic.
Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 149
ausgrass2 description with photos and line drawings: http://ausgrass2.myspecies.info/content/tragus-australianus