Also known as rolling three awned grass. Densely tufted perennial. Leaves short, slender, curved. Terminal
and lateral branches of inflorescence rather long-stalked, spike-like, with dense brownish or purplish spikelets.
Flowers from October to May
Grows in damp soil, In vleis, overgrazed areas, roadsides and fallow cultivated land. Grows predominantly
in clay soil.
Mozambique and South Africa
Unpalatable grass with hard leaves, Three-awn Rolling Grass becomes prominent in severely degraded
and over grazed areas.
Eben van Wyk