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Cane needle grass (Nassella hyalina)

Potential Distribution | Present Distribution

Scientific name:Nassella hyalina (Nees) Barkworth

Common name:

Cane needle grass


Not declared noxious in Victoria.


It is found in variable situations on fertile soils (McLaren
et al 1998). It has also been observed growing in areas subject to seasonal waterlogging and riparian vegetation (McLaren et al 1998). Cane needle grass invades lowland grassland and grassy woodland (Carr et al 1992).

Photo: Cane Needle Grass
Cane needle grass
Photo: Mark Imhof

Related Links

Information on Cane needle grass on the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's website (external link).

Weed Identification Note for Cane needle grass - on the Weeds in Australia website. Information is provided on the generalised current distribution in Australia as well as other information such as origin, distinguishing features, dispersal etc.

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