Muelleria 1: 45 (1956) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)
Slender, erect annual, culms scabrous, to 40 cm high. Leaves glabrous, occasionally scabrous; sheath loose; blade flat, rather thin and weak, to c. 10 cm long and 2.5 mm wide; ligule obtuse, thinly membranous, 1–4 mm long. Inflorescence a narrow, interrupted or almost spike-like panicle, with short appressed branches, to 15 cm long. Spikelets strongly compressed, mostly 5–10-flowered, 5–13 mm long; glumes subequal or the upper slightly longer, mostly 3–5-nerved, 2–3 mm long; lemma very obtuse, 3.5–4.5 mm long, 9–11-nerved with prominent grooves between the nerves, densely silky-hairy on the margins and most of the nerves in the lower half; web absent or weakly developed. Flowers Sep.–Oct.
Brid, Gold, LoM, MuM, VAlp, VRiv, WaP, Wim. Also WA, SA, NSW. Mostly confined to dune mallee and gypsum plains in the northwest, with a few occurrences from near-coastal sands around Nelson and Port Fairy in the far south-west.
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