romantic grass of the week: Entolasia marginata (Bordered Panic)
A common right angled blade grass, thicker and prominent mid vein opposed to Entolasia stricta. marginata: From the Latin marginatus 'edge, margin', where one colour is surrounded by a very narrow rim of another. Straggling perennial to 70cm tall, rooting at lower nodes and often branching at upper ones. Leaf blade narrow-ovate, flat acute to acuminate, 2-12cm x 2-5mm;. Inflourescence short, very varrow, with spikelets often pressed close to axis. In Forests, preferring damp shaded sandy soils