Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Setaria australiensis

Poaceae

Scrub Pigeon Grass

Form and size: Tall cane like grass forming tufts to 2m high

Distribution: Qld and NSW, on the coastal ranges

This is an attractive grass commonly seen on creek banks and in shady forest

The Latin seta (bristle) clearly defines the distinctive trait of the genus, seen in this species as a mauve halo