Telopea 9: 837 (2002)
Threat status:Victoria: rare (r); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988
Spikelets 4–7.5 mm long; lemma c. 5 mm long, glabrous except for callus tuft, elsewhere minutely scabrous; awn 6–10 mm long. Flowers Oct.–Jan.
DunT, GipP, GGr, VVP, WaP. Virtually co-extensive with the typical subspecies, but known further east near the Gippsland Lakes east of Sale.
The largely overlapping distributions and slight difference between this and Lachnagrostis punicea subsp. punicea suggests that the two are only very slightly genetically divergent and probably interbreed.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||native|