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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
 Flat linear leaves to 20cm x 3-7mm
Very loose, spreading straw-coloured flower heads to 30cm long
September – December