Plants of the Castlemaine District

Grasses with awned glumes

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Awns at least half as long as the glumes.

*Polpypogon monspelien- sis Annual Beard-grass
feather grass

Usually near water. Soft yellow-green flower clusters. The glumes are long awned with flexible awns.
*Hordeum species. Barley Grasses
barley grass

Dense cylindrical spikey flower clusters.
*Holcus annuus Annual Fog

Soft hairy annual. Glumes shortly awned.