Heteropogon contortus facts for kids
Heterpogon contortus is a kind of perennial grass. It is native to southern Africa, southern Asia and parts of Australia and Oceania. Common names for the species include black spear grass and tanglehead. The plant can reach a height of 1.5 metres (4 ft 11 in). The plants grow particularly well in areas where wildfires are frequent. Native Hawaiians used it to thatch their houses.
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