windmill grass

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Noun1.windmill grass - perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill
finger grass - any grass of the genus Chloris; occurs in short grassland especially on waste ground or poor soils
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Although seasonal conditions impacted on sampling collection during summer, weed seed sampling has been undertaken so far this year at 91 sites in Queensland and 67 sites in NSW on sowthistle, fleabane, feathertop Rhodes grass, awnless barnyard grass, windmill grass and liverseed grass.
Short-lived, summer-active native grasses, such as Chloris truncata (windmill grass), may be an attractive alternative to perennial leguminous pastures in some circumstances.
Ten seedlings per plot were sampled on 12 September 2005, 95 DAS, for number of main stem leaves, tillers (excluding the main stem), and aboveground DM at low, medium, and high windmill grass densities for each fertiliser treatment.