Annual, grass-like or herb, 0.05-0.3 m high. Fl. green, Jul to Nov. Black or siliceous sand, loam.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Hampton, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Murchison, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Mallee, Eastern Murchison, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Hampton, Lesueur Sandplain, Mardabilla, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions: Abrolhos Islands, Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, Shark Bay.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Bruce Rock, Busselton, Claremont, Cockburn, Collie, Coorow, Cottesloe, Dandaragan, Dundas, Esperance, Greater Geraldton, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kent, Kondinin, Kulin, Kwinana, Lake Grace, Leonora, Mandurah, Mingenew, Morawa, Nedlands, Northampton, Perth, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Rockingham, Shark Bay, South Perth, Wanneroo, Waroona, West Arthur, Wickepin, Wongan-Ballidu.
Alternative Names. Mediterranean hairgrass.
General Biology. Growth form. Grass. Life form. Annual, caespitose. Reproduction. Seed. Photosynthetic Pathway. C3.
Notes. Naturalised in southern parts of Africa. Salinity inhibits growth.
Additional information. Origin. Northern Africa, Asia, Europe.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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