Botanical Name: Austrostipa pubescens
Common Name: Tall Speargrass
Austrostipa: from Latin austro meaning southern and stipa from Greek word meaning fibre.
pubescens: meaning softly hairy
Habitat: Woodland, open forest, heath on sandy or rocky soils.
Habit: Tall grass to 1m.
Leaves: 20 to 30cm long.
Flowering time: October to December.
Range: NSW coast and ranges, and Queensland.