Sep 14, 2015
romantic grass of the week: Sarga Plumosum. a native sorghum..
one of the three native wheats. a tufted perennial. compound inflorescence - a panicle of rames 12.5-45cm long, 2.5cm wide. red brown when mature. spikelets are companioned a sessile and a pedicilled one.. the sessile one has a long awn attached. distinctive bearded node. leaves have a white midrib from shiny green blades to blue green sands. found on red earth, loams, watercourses, swamps, valleys. north coast Qld, NT, WA. prevalent in townsville (thanks to JCU)