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Echinopogon caespitosus.jpg
Echinopogon caespitosus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Clade: BOP clade
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Echinopogoninae
Genus: Echinopogon
Type species
Agrostis ovata
(syn. of Echinopogon ovatus)
  • Hystericina Steud.

Echinopogon is a genus of grasses native to Australia, New Guinea, Indonesia, and New Zealand. They are known commonly as hedgehog grasses.

They are perennial grasses with bristly panicles.

see Calamagrostis

  • Echinopogon gunnianus - Calamagrostis gunniana
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