Queensland Native Seeds

Astrebla elymoides

Scientific NameAstrebla elymoides
CategoriesGrass
Common Name(s)Hoop Mitchell Grass
FamilyPoaceae

Description

"Tufted perennial up to 1.2m tall; culms leafy, erect or geniculately ascending from decumbent base." (Stanley, T.D. & Ross, E.M. (1989))

Notes

"The leafy tussocks are moderately palatable when young, but the rather coarse mature foliage and the numerous long flowering culms are not normally grazed." (Simon, B.K. & Alfonso, Y. 2011. Ausgrass2)

Historical Notes

Distribution

Widely distributed across Qld and NT. Also parts of NSW and WA.

Distribution Map | Astrebla elymoides | 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/astrebla-elymoides

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