Queensland Native Seeds

Aristida ramosa

Scientific NameAristida ramosa
CategoriesGrass
Common Name(s)Purple Wiregrass
FamilyPoaceae

Description

A perennial threeawn grass from 25cm to 100cm tall.

Notes

"Acacia, brigalow (Acacia harpophylla), blue-grass downs (Dichanthium spp), Eucalyptus, Eremophila and Triodia communities, rainforest fringes on clays, redearths, sandy and alluvial soils. Flowering and fruiting all year." (Simon, B.K. & Alfonso, Y. 2011)

Aristida ramosa is a widely relevent species in rehabilitation within NSW and Qld.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"... eastern Australia from central Queensland to South Australia and one anomalous collection from the Darling Range in south-west Western Australia." (Simon, B.K. & Alfonso, Y. 2011)

Distribution Map | Aristida ramosa | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

Simon, B.K. & Alfonso, Y. 2011. Ausgrass2, http://ausgrass.myspecies.info/ Accessed on 28th Sept 2019.

http://ausgrass2.myspecies.info/content/aristida-ramosa

Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989). Flora of South Eastern Queensland, Vol. 3, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane.