Lachnagrostis rudis (Roem. & Schult.) Trin.

Fund. Agrost. 128 (1820) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Brid, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, HSF, OtP, OtR, VVP, WaP, WPro, Wim.

There are two subspecies, but only Lachnagrostis rudis subsp. rudis occurs in Victoria: see profile under that name. Lachnagrostis rudis subsp. nana A.J.Br. is overall a smaller plant (to 20 cm high) with spikelets no more than 1.6 mm long. It is currently known only from Flinders Island in Bass Strait.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-02-29
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Lachnagrostis rudis in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Lachnagrostis rudis in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Bridgewater present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Warrnambool Plain present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native