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Rostraria pumila (Desf.) Tzvelev
Avena pumila Desf.Koeleria pumila (Desf.) DominLophochloa pumila (Desf.) BorTrisetaria pumila (Desf.) MaireTrisetum pumilum (Desf.) Kunth.
Gramineae (South Australia)Poaceae (Queensland, New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania, Western Australia and the Northern Territory)
tiny bristle grass, tiny bristle-grass, rough cat's tail, roughtail
Native to the Mediterranean region.
Widely naturalised in the drier parts of southern Australia (i.e. in western New South Wales, north-western Victoria, many parts of South Australia, and the southern and central parts of Western Australia). Also sparingly naturalised in south-western Queensland.
Tiny bristle-grass (Rostraria pumila) is regarded as an environmental weed in Western Australia, and has also been recorded in conservation areas in other states.
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