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blady grass
Imperata cylindrica
Plant Family :Poaceae
Plant Form :grass
Growth Habit :Coarse, tufted, perennial grass 100cm tall.
Description :Blady grass becomes a weed of pastures with their decline in fertility following forest clearing. The presence of Baldy grass indicates impoverished soils. Eaten by stock only in it's young stage of growth.
Distribution :Coastal and near-coastal areas from South Australia, the eastern states around to northern Western Australia. Found in coastal forest, woodlands and beaches.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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