Native. Perennial. C3.
Family. Poaceae (Grass family).
It is a wetland plant, usually growing at the edge of water. It is a tall grass (usually 50cm to a metre or more). The spikelets have 4-6 lemmas. The lemmas are toothed at the apex, and a stout awn grows from the backs of the lemmas.
Amphi: approximately or doubtfully, suggesting a relationship with Bromus; nervosus: having nerves (veins).
Swamp Wallaby-grass. Bells Swamp after a wet season.