*Nassella neesiana (Trin. & Rupr.) Barkworth

Lemma 6–10 mm long, much longer than broad, with a fringed corona around the base of the awn; awn bent 2–3 times, up to 9 mm long. Spikelets 14–18 mm long. Panicle up to 40 cm long; the branches breaking up at maturity. Leaf blades flat to slightly inrolled, 2–2.5 mm wide, scabrous. Tufted perennial up to 80 cm high. Widespread. Roadsides. Introd. from S. America