Themeda quadrivalvis

Themeda quadrivalvis (Kangaroo Grass)


This species is an annual grass growing up to 2 metres tall. The usually folded leaves are up to 60 centimetres long. The seed heads are rounded or fan-shaped and are accompanied by leaflike bracts. The grass becomes orange, red, or golden brown at maturity. The seed is sometimes found as a contaminant of bird seed, as well.