The distribution, impacts and identification of exotic stipoid grasses in Australia
David A. McLarenA,D, Val StajsicB and Linda IaconisC
A Primary Industries Research Victoria (PIRVic), Department of Primary Industries, Frankston Centre, PO Box 48, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia.
B National Herbarium of Victoria, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra, Victoria 3141, Australia.
C Catchment and Agriculture Services, Department of Primary Industries, Frankston Centre, PO Box 48, Frankston, Victoria 3199, Australia.
D CRC for Australian Weed Management.
Exotic stipoid grasses are one of the most significant issues affecting grazing industries and threatening nationally important remnant grasslands in Australia. This paper documents their distribution, impacts and identification. It also discusses how these grasses are coming into Australia and makes recommendations on how this could be addressed.
Plant Protection Quarterly (2004) 19 (2) 59-66.