Please help to id this grass species found growing on garden floor at Ooty town, Nilgiris.
Altitude: 2200 msl
Date: 25 Jan 2011
Grass 30 cm height; leaves c.10 cm long
Inflorescence 2cm long

– It is confined as Briza maxima L.

– its Briza Maxima commonly called as Great Quaking Grass, Rattlesnake Grass.




Name: Briza maxima L.

Family: Poaceae
Location: Ooty town, TN
Habitat: garden lawn
Alt.: 2200 m asl
Photographed on 24 January 2011


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