Austrostipa rudis subsp. rudis (Spreng.) S.W.L.Jacobs & J.Everett APNI*
Synonyms: Stipa rudis Spreng. subsp. rudis APNI*
Description: Awn usually <6 cm long, occasionally to 6.5 cm long, column usually <25 mm long, occasionally to 30 mm long; glumes firm to the tip or, especially the upper, membranous at the very tip. Callus 1.5–2.5 mm long, usually >20% the length of the floret (excluding awn); column 20–25 mm long; lower glume narrow-truncate and firm or membranous at the tip, upper glume membranous at the tip, 9–12.5 mm long.
Flowering: Flowers spring–summer.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland on sandstone.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by SWL Jacobs and J Everett 1993 (as Stipa)
Taxon concept: Flora NSW vol 4 (1993)
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