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brown sorghum
Sorghum nitidum
Plant Family :Poaceae
Plant Form :grass
Growth Habit :Tufted, perennial grass up to 200cm tall, forming strong tussocks, stem joints beared.
Description :Good, though coarse feed for stock when green, its presence generally indicates that an area has been conservatively grazed.
Distribution :Coastal QLD., on open eucalypt woodland and mixed forest, particularly on hillsides.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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