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black speargrass
Heteropogon contortus
Plant Family :Poaceae
Plant Form :grass
Growth Habit :Tufted, erect, perennial grass 100-150cm tall, stem joints hairless.
Description :Black Speargrass occurs on 29 million hectares in QLD. and supports 3.5 million head of cattle, one-third of QLD cattle population.
Distribution :Common local species.Tropical Australia and the subtropical east coast.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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