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Aristida strigosa (Henrard) S.T.Blake ex J.M.Black
Family Poaceae
Aristida strigosa (Henrard) S.T.Blake ex J.M.Black APNI*

Description: Tussocky perennial to c. 1 m high; culms branched, rigid, terete, scaberulous.

Leaves with sheath strongly striate, scabrous or scaberulous, abruptly narrowed at junction with blade; ligule 0.5–1 mm long; blade conduplicate to convolute or flat, strongly striate, long-scabrous on upper surface.

Panicle spike-like, dense, usually continuous, 10–30 cm long, branches erect. Glumes slightly unequal, cuspidate to aristulate, smooth or scaberulous. Lemma 8.5–12 mm long, with distinct long bristly hairs towards the apex; awns flattened at the base, filiform apically, subequal, to 18 mm long.


Herbarium
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Flowering: in response to rain.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in gullies in stony hilly areas, on sandy soils; in the Tibooburra area.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & S. M. Hastings
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
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