Lachnagrostis filiformis

Family Poaceae

Blown Grass

Variable annual or perennial grass to 70 cm high. Longevity 1- 3 years.

Flowers: Spring – summer. Wind pollinated.

Fruit: Dry, one – seeded, indehiscent fruit with awns, in open panicle.

Seed: Wind dispersed inflorescence (similar to Panicum effusum).

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Grassy woodland habitat.
  • Occasional in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
  • C3 cool season metabolism.
Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland