May 8, 2014

posted new photos from moorooka train station to megathysrus maximus
and the train yard also fuelled this post



romantic grass of the week- also snapped at moorooka train station - dicanthium aristatum.. the dicanthium family are pretty hard to differentiate some of them. they all have this flower that just spreads out like a hand in spikelets from the top and grow to about 1.3m and are known as bluestems.. the rigorous natives u r likely to see have a distinctive sub-apical (situated below or near an apex) cilia.. the naturalised like the ones in the photo, don't. with an obovate glume u can identify angleton grass.. d.aristatum