ⓘ Echinopogon

                                     

ⓘ Echinopogon

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.

Species
  • Echinopogon mckiei - New South Wales.
  • Echinopogon nutans - Queensland, New South Wales, New Guinea.
  • Echinopogon caespitosus - bushy hedgehog grass, tufted hedgehog grass - Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria.
  • Echinopogon cheelii - longflower hedgehog grass - New South Wales, Victoria.
  • Echinopogon ovatus - forest hedgehog grass - New Guinea, Australia all 6 states plus Norfolk Island, Lesser Sunda Islands, New Zealand North + South + Chatham Islands.
  • Echinopogon phleoides - Northern Tablelands of New South Wales.
  • Echinopogon intermedius - erect hedgehog grass - Queensland, New South Wales.
formerly included

see Calamagrostis

  • Echinopogon gunnianus - Calamagrostis gunniana.