Setaria pumila subsp. subtesselata

Setaria pumila subsp. subtesselata

(Pale Pigeon Grass, Queensland Pigeon Grass)

FAMILY

Poaceae

Species

Setaria pumila subsp. subtesselata

Previously as subsp. pallidefusca

Common name(s)

Pale Pigeon Grass, Queensland Pigeon Grass.

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted 5-130 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Ligule a fringe of hairs. Inflorescence spike-like usually 1-10 cm long. Involucre of bristles, 3-12 mm long, often rusty coloured. Spikelets less than 2.5 mm long.

Setaria pumila subsp. pallidefusca