Dec 29, 2013





romantic grass of the week is blady grass - imperata cylindrica is everywhere in the aussie bush esp after a fire. its named after an italian botanist. found in asia, india and africa, up to 1mhigh, seedhead is a panicle up to 20cm long, spikelets hidden by white fine silky hairs that aid in seed dispersal. photos taken at mt barney and beerwah state forest - also #bushfood underground stems can be sucked and eaten. bit sugary. weaved to make dillys and roof thatching