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Sporobolus pyramidalis

(Giant Rat’s tail Grass)




Sporobolus pyramidalis

Common name(s)

Giant Rat’s tail Grass (CLASS 2)

Flower colour; life form

Grass, tufted 90-170 cm tall.

Distinguishing features

Stems tough and wiry. Inflorescence changes from a compact ‘spike’ when young to a panicle when mature. Up to 55 cm long, grey-green, primary branches 5-10 cm long.

Sporobolus pyramidalis