Plants of
South Australia

Family:  Gramineae  470 species.( )

Scientific NameImages
Common name: OFFby species
 
Gramineae
Agropogon littoralis (*)
Agrostis capillaris (*)
Brown-top Bent
Agrostis gigantea (*)
Creeping Bent-grass
Agrostis stolonifera (*)
Agrostis venusta
Aira caryophyllea (*)
Silvery Hair-grass
Aira cupaniana (*)
Small Hair-grass
Aira elegantissima (*)
Delicate Hair-grass
Aira praecox (*)
Alopecurus aequalis (*)
Marsh Fox-tail
Alopecurus geniculatus (*)
Marsh Fox-tail
Alopecurus myosuroides (*)
Black Twitch
Alopecurus pratensis (*)
Meadow Fox-tail
Ammophila arenaria (*)
Marram Grass
Amphibromus archeri
Pointed Swamp Wallaby-grass
Amphibromus fluitans
Amphibromus macrorhinus
Long-nosed Swamp Wallaby-grass
Amphibromus neesii
Nees Swamp Wallaby Grass
Amphibromus nervosus
Veined Swamp Wallaby-grass
Amphibromus pithogastrus
Plump Swamp Wallaby-grass
Amphibromus recurvatus
Dark Swamp Wallaby-grass
Amphibromus sinuatus
Swamp Wallby Grass
Amphipogon caricinus var. caricinus
Long Grey Beard-grass
Amphipogon strictus
Spreading Grey-beard Grass
Anthosachne kingiana ssp. multiflora
Common Wheat-grass
Anthosachne rectiseta
Anthosachne scabra
Common Wheat-grass
Anthoxanthum aristatum (*)
Annual Vernal Grass
Anthoxanthum odoratum (*)
Scented Vernal Grass
Aristida anthoxanthoides
Pale Wire-grass
Aristida arida
Dry Wire-grass
Aristida australis
Aristida behriana
Brush Wire-grass
Aristida biglandulosa
Jericho Wiregrass
Aristida capillifolia
Needle-leaf Three-awn
Aristida caput-mudusae
Many-headed Wiregrass
Aristida contorta
Mulga Grass
Aristida holathera var. holathera
Kerosene Grass
Aristida inaequiglumis
Aristida
  jerichoensis var. subspinulifera
Jericho Wiregrass
Aristida latifolia
Feather-top Wire-grass
Aristida nitidula
Small Brush Wire-grass
Aristida obscura
Small Brush Wire-grass
Aristida personata
Purple Wire-grass
Aristida ramosa
Aristida strigosa
Rough Wire-grass
Aristida vagans (*)
Arrhenatherum elatius var. bulbosum (*)
Bulbous False-oat
Arundo donax (*)
Spanish Reed
Astrebla lappacea
Wheat Mitchell-grass
Astrebla pectinata
Barley Mitchell-grass
Astrebla squarrosa
Bull Mitchell-grass
Austrofestuca littoralis
Coast Fescue
Austrostipa acrociliata
Graceful Spear-grass
Austrostipa blackii
Crested Spear-grass
Austrostipa breviglumis
Bamboo Spear-grass
Austrostipa curticoma
Short-crown Spear-grass
Austrostipa densiflora
Dense Spear-grass
Austrostipa drummondii
Cottony Spear-grass
Austrostipa echinata
Spiny Spear-grass
Austrostipa elegantissima
Elegant Spear-grass
Austrostipa eremophila
Desert Spear-grass
Austrostipa exilis
Heath Spear-grass
Austrostipa flavescens
Coast Spear-grass
Austrostipa gibbosa
Spurred Spear-grass
Austrostipa hemipogon
Half-beard Spear-grass
Austrostipa lanata
Woolly Spear-grass
Austrostipa macalpinei
One-year Grass
Austrostipa mollis
Supple Spear-grass
Austrostipa muelleri
Wiry Spear-grass
Austrostipa multispiculis
Small-seed Spear-grass
Austrostipa mundula
Neat Spear-grass
Austrostipa nitida
Balcarra Grass
Austrostipa nodosa
Knotty Spear-grass
Austrostipa nullanulla
Club Spear-grass
Austrostipa oligostachya
Fine-head Spear-grass
Austrostipa petraea
Flinders Range Spear-grass
Austrostipa pilata
Prickly Spear-grass
Austrostipa platychaeta
Flat-awn Spear-grass
Austrostipa plumigera
Hairy-bristle Spear-grass
Austrostipa puberula
Hairy Spear-grass
Austrostipa pubinodis
Tall Spear-grass
Austrostipa scabra ssp. falcata
Curved-awn Spear-grass
Austrostipa scabra ssp. scabra
Rough Spear-grass
Austrostipa semibarbata
Fibrous Spear-grass
Austrostipa setacea
Corkscrew Grass
Austrostipa stipoides
Coast Spear-grass
Austrostipa stuposa
Fibrous Spear-grass
Austrostipa tenuifolia
Narrow-leaf Spear-grass
Austrostipa trichophylla
Fine-leaf Spear-grass
Austrostipa tuckeri
Tucker's Spear-grass
Austrostipa velutina
Velvety Spear-grass
Austrostipa vickeryana
Vickery's Spear-grass
Avellinia michelii (*)
Avellinia
Avena barbata (*)
Bearded Oat
Avena fatua (*)
Black Oat
Avena sativa (*)
Cultivated Oat
Avena sterilis ssp. ludoviciana (*)
Wild Oat
Axonopus fissifolius (*)
Narrow-leaf Carpet-grass
Bothriochloa bladhii
Forest Blue-grass
Bothriochloa ewartiana
Desert Blue-grass
Bothriochloa macra
Red-leg Grass
Brachyachne ciliaris
Hairy Native Couch
Brachypodium distachyon (*)
False Brome
Briza maxima (*)
Blowfly Grass
Briza minor (*)
Shivery Grass
Bromus alopecuros (*)
Mediterranean Brome
Bromus arenarius
Sand Brome
Bromus catharticus (*)
Rescue Grass
Bromus diandrus (*)
Rigid Brome
Bromus hordeaceus ssp. hordeaceus (*)
Soft Brome Grass
Bromus lithobius (*)
Bromus madritensis (*)
Madrid Brome
Bromus rubens (*)
Red Brome
Catapodium rigidum (*)
Fern Grass
Cenchrus ciliaris (*)
Black Buffel Grass
Cenchrus clandestinus (*)
Kikuyu Grass
Cenchrus echinatus (*)
Cenchrus longisetus (*)
Long-style Feather-grass
Cenchrus longispinus (*)
Innocent Weed
Cenchrus macrourus (*)
African Feather-grass
Cenchrus pennisetiformis (*)
Buffel Grass
Cenchrus setaceus (*)
Fountain Grass
Cenchrus setiger (*)
Cenchrus spinifex (*)
Coast Burr-grass
Chloris barbata (*)
Chloris gayana (*)
Rhodes Grass
Chloris pectinata
Comb Chloris
Chloris truncata
Windmill Grass
Chloris virgata (*)
Feather Windmill Grass
Chrysopogon fallax
Golden-beard Grass
Cortaderia selloana (*)
Pampas Grass
Cymbopogon ambiguus
Scented Lemon Grass
Cymbopogon obtectus
Silky-heads Lemon Grass
Cynodon dactylon var. dactylon (*)
Bermuda Grass
Cynodon dactylon var. pulchellus
Bermuda Grass
Cynodon nlemfuensis var. nlemfuensis (*)
Cynosurus cristatus (*)
Crested Dog's-tail Grass
Cynosurus echinatus (*)
Rough Dog's-tail Grass
Dactylis glomerata (*)
Cocksfoot
Dactyloctenium australe (*)
Coast Button-grass
Dactyloctenium radulans
Finger Grass
Deschampsia cespitosa (*)
Tufted Hair-grass
Deyeuxia densa
Heath Bent-grass
Deyeuxia minor
Small Bent-grass
Deyeuxia quadriseta
Reed Bent-grass
Dichanthium annulatum (*)
Sheda Grass
Dichanthium sericeum ssp. humilius
Dwarf Blue-grass
Dichanthium sericeum ssp. sericeum
Silky Blue-grass
Dichelachne crinita
Long-hair Plume-grass
Dichelachne hirtella
Dichelachne inaequiglumis
Loose Plume-grass
Dichelachne micrantha
Short-hair Plume-grass
Dichelachne rara
Loose Plume-grass
Digitaria aequiglumis
Digitaria ammophila
Silky Umbrella-grass
Digitaria brownii
Cotton Grass
Digitaria ciliaris (*)
Crab Grass
Digitaria ctenantha
Comb Finger-grass
Digitaria divaricatissima
    var. divaricatissima
Finger Panic-grass
Digitaria ischaemum (*)
Crab Grass
Digitaria sanguinalis (*)
Summer Grass
Digitaria violascens (*)
Diplachne fusca ssp. fusca
Pale Beetle-grass
Diplachne fusca ssp. muelleri
Pale Beetle-grass
Diplachne fusca ssp. uninervia (*)
Distichlis distichophylla
Australian Salt-grass
Echinochloa colona (*)
Awnless Barnyard Grass
Echinochloa crus-galli (*)
Cockspur Grass
Echinochloa crus-pavonis (*)
Barnyard Grass
Echinochloa esculenta (*)
Japanese Millet
Echinochloa inundata
Channel Millet
Echinochloa lacunaria
Lake Millet
Echinochloa pyramidalis (*)
Echinochloa turneriana
Channel Millet
Echinopogon caespitosus var. caespitosus
Echinopogon ovatus
Forest Hedgehog Grass
Ehrharta calycina (*)
Perennial Veldt Grass
Ehrharta erecta (*)
Panic Veldt Grass
Ehrharta longiflora (*)
Annual Veldt Grass
Ehrharta villosa var. maxima (*)
Pyp Grass
Eleusine indica (*)
Crowsfoot Grass
Eleusine tristachya (*)
Goose Grass
Elytrigia repens (*)
Quickgrass
Elytrophorus spicatus
Spike-grass
Enneapogon avenaceus
Oat Nineawn
Enneapogon caerulescens
Blue Nineawn
Enneapogon cylindricus
Jointed Nineawn
Enneapogon eremophilus
Enneapogon intermedius
Intermediate Nineawn
Enneapogon lindleyanus
Purple-head Nineawn
Enneapogon nigricans
Black Nineawn
Enneapogon polyphyllus
Limestone Bottle-washers
Enneapogon robustissimus
Cleland's Nineawn
Enteropogon acicularis
Curly Windmill Grass
Enteropogon ramosus
Curly Windmill Grass
Eragrostis australasica
Swamp Cane-grass
Eragrostis barrelieri (*)
Pitted Love-grass
Eragrostis basedowii
Neat Love-grass
Eragrostis brownii
Common Love-grass
Eragrostis cilianensis (*)
Stinking Love-grass
Eragrostis confertiflora
Spike Love-grass
Eragrostis cumingii
Eragrostis curvula (*)
Weeping Love-grass
Eragrostis dielsii
Mallee Love-grass
Eragrostis elongata
Close-headed Love-grass
Eragrostis eriopoda
Naked Woollybutt
Eragrostis exigua
Delicate Love-grass
Eragrostis falcata
Sickle Love-grass
Eragrostis infecunda
Infertile Love-grass
Eragrostis kennedyae
Small-flower Love-grass
Eragrostis lacunaria
Neverfail
Eragrostis laniflora
Woollybutt
Eragrostis lanipes
Hairy-flower Woollybutt
Eragrostis leptocarpa
Slender Love-grass
Eragrostis mexicana (*)
Mexican Love-grass
Eragrostis minor (*)
Small Love-grass
Eragrostis parviflora
Soft Love-grass
Eragrostis pergracilis
Small Love-grass
Eragrostis pilosa (*)
Soft Love-grass
Eragrostis setifolia
Narrow-leaf Neverfail
Eragrostis
  sp. Erect spikelets (P.K.Latz 2122)
Eragrostis sp. Gibber (P.K.Latz 12528)
Eragrostis sp. Limestone (P.K.Latz 5921)
Eragrostis speciosa
Handsome Love-grass
Eragrostis superba (*)
Superb Love-grass
Eragrostis tef (*)
Eragrostis tenellula
Delicate Love-grass
Eragrostis trichophora (*)
Hairyflower Lovegrass
Eragrostis xerophila
Neverfail
Eriachne aristidea
Broad-leaved Wanderrie Grass
Eriachne helmsii
Buck Wanderrie Grass
Eriachne mucronata
Mountain Wanderrie Grass
Eriachne ovata
Swamp Wanderrie
Eriachne pulchella ssp. pulchella
Pretty Wanderrie Grass
Eriochloa australiensis
Australian Cupgrass
Eriochloa crebra
Tall Cupgrass
Eriochloa procera
Slender Cupgrass
Eriochloa pseudoacrotricha
Early Spring Grass
Eulalia aurea
Sugar-grass
Eustachys distichophylla (*)
Evergreen Chloris
Festuca arundinacea (*)
Tall Meadow Fescue
Festuca benthamiana
Bentham's Fescue
Festuca pratensis (*)
Meadow Fescue
Festuca rubra (*)
Creeping Fescue
Gastridium phleoides (*)
Nit-grass
Gaudinia fragilis (*)
Glyceria australis
Manna Grass
Glyceria declinata (*)
Manna Grass
Glyceria maxima (*)
Hainardia cylindrica (*)
Common Barb-grass
Hemarthria uncinata var. uncinata
Mat Grass
Heteropogon contortus (*)
Holcus lanatus (*)
Yorkshire Fog
Holcus setosus (*)
Annual Fog
Hordeum distichon (*)
Hordeum glaucum (*)
Northern Barley-grass
Hordeum hystrix (*)
Mediterranean Barley-grass
Hordeum leporinum (*)
Common Fox-tail
Hordeum marinum (*)
Sea Barley-grass
Hordeum vulgare (*)
Barley
Hyparrhenia hirta (*)
Tambookie Grass
Imperata cylindrica
Kunai Grass
Isachne globosa
Swamp Millet
Iseilema eremaeum
Iseilema membranaceum
Small Flinders-grass
Iseilema vaginiflorum
Red Flinders-grass
Jarava plumosa (*)
Lachnagrostis aemula
Annual Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis batesii
Bates's Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis billardierei
    ssp. billardierei
Coast Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis filiformis
Fairy Grass
Lachnagrostis limitanea
Spalding Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis palustris
Marsh Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis perennis
Perennial Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis punicea ssp. filifolia
Lachnagrostis punicea ssp. punicea
Narrow-leaf Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis robusta
Tall Blown-grass
Lachnagrostis rudis ssp. rudis
Annual Bent-grass
Lagurus ovatus (*)
Hare's Tail Grass
Lamarckia aurea (*)
Golden-top
Leptochloa digitata
Umbrella Cane-grass
Lolium hubbardii (*)
Lolium hybridum (*)
Hybrid Ryegrass
Lolium loliaceum (*)
Annual Ryegrass
Lolium multiflorum (*)
Italian Ryegrass
Lolium perenne (*)
Perennial Ryegrass
Lolium rigidum (*)
Annual Ryegrass
Lolium temulentum var. arvense (*)
Bearded Ryegrass
Lolium temulentum var. temulentum (*)
Drake
Melica ciliata (*)
Melinis repens (*)
Red Natal Grass
Microlaena stipoides var. stipoides
Weeping Grass
Miscanthus sinensis (*)
Monachather paradoxus
Partjat#a-partjat#a
Nassella hyalina (*)
Cane Needle-grass
Nassella leucotricha (*)
Nassella neesiana (*)
Nassella tenuissima (?e)
Mexican Feather-grass
Nassella trichotoma (*)
Serrated Tussock
Neurachne alopecuroidea
Fox-tail Mulga-grass
Neurachne lanigera
Woolly Mulga-grass
Neurachne munroi
Slender-headed Mulga-grass
Oxychloris scariosa
Panicum antidotale (*)
Giant Panic Grass
Panicum buncei (*)
Panicum capillare var. brevifolium (*)
Witch-grass
Panicum coloratum (*)
Coolah Grass
Panicum decompositum var. decompositum
Australian Millet
Panicum effusum var. effusum
Hairy Panic
Panicum hillmanii (*)
Witch-grass
Panicum laevinode
Panicum maximum var. trichoglume (*)
Panicum miliaceum ssp. miliaceum (*)
Common Millet
Panicum schinzii (*)
Sweet Panic
Panicum simile (?e)
Two-colour Panic
Paractaenum novae-hollandiae
    ssp. reversum
Reverse Grass
Paractaenum refractum
Bristle-brush Grass
Paraneurachne muelleri
Northern Mulga-grass
Parapholis incurva (*)
Coast Barb-grass
Paspalum dilatatum (*)
Paspalum
Paspalum distichum (*)
Water Couch
Paspalum vaginatum (*)
Salt-water Couch
Pentameris airoides ssp. airoides (*)
False Hair-grass
Pentameris pallida (*)
Pussy Tail
Pentapogon quadrifidus var. quadrifidus
Five-awn Spear-grass
Periballia minuta (*)
Hair-grass
Perotis rara
Comet Grass
Phalaris aquatica (*)
Toowoomba Canary-grass
Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea (*)
Reed Canary-grass
Phalaris arundinacea var. picta (*)
Reed Canary-grass
Phalaris canariensis (*)
Canary-grass
Phalaris minor (*)
Annual Canary Grass
Phalaris paradoxa (*)
Paradox Grass
Phleum pratense (*)
Cat's Tail
Pholiurus pannonicus (*)
Phragmites australis
Bamboo Reed
Phragmites vallatoria
Tropical Reed
Phyllostachys aurea (?e)
Piptatherum miliaceum (*)
Many-flowered Millet
Poa annua (*)
Annual Meadow-grass
Poa bulbosa (*)
Bulbous Blue-grass
Poa clelandii
Cleland's Poa
Poa crassicaudex
Thick-stem Poa
Poa drummondiana
Shaking Grass
Poa fax
Scaly Meadow-grass
Poa fordeana
Sweet Swamp-grass
Poa halmaturina
Salt Tussock-grass
Poa infirma (*)
Annual Meadow-grass
Poa labillardieri var. labillardieri
Tussock Poa
Poa meionectes
Fine-leaf Tussock-grass
Poa morrisii
Morris' Poa
Poa poiformis var. poiformis
Blue Tussock-grass
Poa pratensis (*)
English Meadow-grass
Poa rodwayi
Rodway's Poa
Poa sieberiana var. hirtella
Grey Tussock Grass
Poa sieberiana var. sieberiana
Poa tenera
Spreading Tussock-grass
Poa umbricola
Shady Poa
Polypogon maritimus (*)
Coast Beard-grass
Polypogon monspeliensis (*)
Annual Beard-grass
Polypogon tenellus
Native beard-grass
Polypogon viridis (*)
Water Bent
Pseudoraphis spinescens
Spiny Mud-grass
Psilurus incurvus (*)
Bristle-tail Grass
Puccinellia ciliata (*)
Marshgrass
Puccinellia distans (*)
Reflexed Poa
Puccinellia fasciculata (*)
Borrer's Saltmarsh-grass
Puccinellia longior
Puccinellia perlaxa
Puccinellia stricta
Marshgrass
Rostraria cristata (*)
Annual Cat's-tail
Rostraria pumila (*)
Tiny Bristle-grass
Rytidosperma auriculatum
Lobed Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma caespitosum
Common Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma carphoides
Short Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma clelandii
Cleland's Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma duttonianum
Brown-back Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma erianthum
Hill Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma fulvum
Tall Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma geniculatum
Kneed Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma indutum
Tall Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma laeve
Smooth Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma pilosum
Hairy Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma racemosum var. racemosum
Slender Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma richardsonii (?n)
Straw Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma semiannulare
Wetland Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma setaceum
Bristly Wallaby-grass
Rytidosperma tenuius
Purplish Wallaby-grass
Schismus arabicus (*)
Arabian Grass
Schismus barbatus (*)
Mulga Grass
Sclerochloa dura (*)
Hard Meadow-grass
Secale cereale (*)
Cereal Rye
Setaria basiclada
Setaria clementii
Clement's Paspalidium
Setaria constricta
Box Grass
Setaria dielsii
Diel's Pigeon-grass
Setaria italica (*)
Italian Millet
Setaria jubiflora
Warrego Summer-grass
Setaria palmifolia (*)
Setaria parviflora (*)
Bent Pigeon-grass
Setaria pumila ssp. pumila (*)
Pale Pigeon-grass
Setaria reflexa
Setaria verticillata (*)
Sticky Grass
Setaria viridis (*)
Green Pigeon-grass
Sorghum almum (*)
Almum Grass
Sorghum bicolor (*)
Grain Sorghum
Sorghum halepense (*)
Aleppo Grass
Spartina townsendii (*)
Townsend Cord-grass
Sphenopus divaricatus (*)
Wedge-foot Grass
Spinifex hirsutus
Coast Spinifex
Spinifex longifolius (?e)
Sporobolus actinocladus
Katoora
Sporobolus africanus (*)
Parramatta Grass
Sporobolus australasicus
Sporobolus blakei
Sporobolus caroli
Yakka Grass
Sporobolus creber (?n)
Slender Rat-tail Grass
Sporobolus elongatus var. elongatus
Slender Rat-tail Grass
Sporobolus mitchellii
Short Rat-tail Grass
Sporobolus virginicus
Salt Couch
Stenotaphrum secundatum (*)
Buffalo Grass
Taeniatherum caput-medusae (*)
Medusa's Head
Tetrarrhena acuminata
Pointed Rice-grass
Tetrarrhena distichophylla
Hairy Rice-grass
Tetrarrhena juncea
Forest Wire-grass
Tetrarrhena turfosa
Smooth Rice-grass
Themeda avenacea
Ilintji
Themeda triandra
Kangaroo Grass (Ilintji)
Thinopyrum elongatum (*)
Tall Wheat-grass
Thinopyrum junceiforme (*)
Sand Couch-grass
Thyridolepis mitchelliana
Mulga-grass
Thyridolepis multiculmis
Thyridolepis xerophila
Tragus australianus
Bur Grass
Tribolium acutiflorum (*)
Tribolium obliterum (*)
Triodia basedowii
Lobed Spinifex
Triodia compacta
Porcupine-grass
Triodia helmsii
Helm's Spinifex
Triodia irritans
Porcupine Grass
Triodia lanata
Woolly Porcupine Grass
Triodia lanigera
Porcupine Grass
Triodia longiceps
Buck Spinifex
Triodia melvillei
Melville's Spinifex
Triodia pungens
Soft Spinifex
Triodia scariosa
Porcupine Grass
Triodia schinzii
Tripogonella loliiformis
Rye Beetle-grass
Triraphis mollis
Purple Needle-grass
Triticum aestivum (*)
Wheat
Uranthoecium truncatum
Flat-stem Grass
Urochloa gilesii var. gilesii
Hairy-edged Arm-grass
Urochloa gilesii var. notochthona
Hairy-edged Arm-grass
Urochloa mosambicensis (*)
Sabi Grass
Urochloa panicoides var. panicoides (*)
Urochloa piligera
Hairy Arm-grass
Urochloa praetervisa
Large Arm-grass
Vulpia bromoides (*)
Rat's-tail Fescue
Vulpia ciliata (*)
Fringed Fescue
Vulpia fasciculata (*)
Silver Grass
Vulpia muralis (*)
Silver Grass
Vulpia myuros
Fox-tail Fescue
Vulpia myuros f. megalura (*)
Fox-tail Fescue
Vulpia myuros f. myuros (*)
Rat's-tail Fescue
Walwhalleya jacobsiana
Walwhalleya proluta
Coolah Grass
Yakirra australiensis var. australiensis
Bunch Panic
Zoysia macrantha ssp. walshii
Walsh's Couch
Zygochloa paradoxa
Sandhill Cane-grass