Coast Blown Grass
Scientific Name: Lachnagrostis billardierei subsp. billardierei
Description: An annual or weak perennial grass, Coast Blown Grass forms circular tufts of classic leaf blades and produces a delicate windmill of flowers. When the seeds ripen, the flower stalk fractures and the seeds helicopter away with the wind.
Plant Form: Grasses and allies
Where to find: Cliff and Central Shrubland
Foliage: Flat linear leaves to 20cm x 3-7mm
Flower: Very loose, spreading straw-coloured flower heads to 30cm long
Flowering: September – December