Plants of
South Australia
Heteropogon contortus (∗)
Gramineae
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Distribution by Herbarium region
Adelaide
Arkaroola
Ceduna
Coober Pedy
Hawker
Innamincka
Marla
Marree
Mount Gambier
Oodnadatta
Renmark
Wudinna
Keith
Yunta

Etymology

Heteropogon from the Greek 'heteros' meaning different and 'pogon' meaning beard; referring to the male spikelet being awnless and the female spikelet is awned

Distribution and status

Herbarium regions: North Western, Gairdner-Torrens
NRM regions: Alinytjara Wilurara, South Australian Arid Lands
AVH map: SA distribution map (external link)