Jan 17, 2014




romantic grass of the week: barbed wire grass (cymbopogon refractus) widespread in coastal eastern Australia in poor soil but also found in NT. has a red/green seed heads which looks like barbed wire, 30-150cm tall, erect, mid-culm nodes glabrous. smells like ginger when crushed, (in lemongrass family).. these specimens found south of tenterfield near an abandoned railtrack