Vascular – Exotic
The National Vegetation Survey (NVS) Databank is a physical archive and electronic databank containing records of over 94,000 vegetation survey plots - including data from over 19,000 permanent plots. NVS maintains a standard set of species code abbreviations that correspond to standard scientific plant names from the Ngä Tipu o Aotearoa - New Zealand Plants database.
This tuft-forming grass grows up to 45 cm tall. It has a cluster of ver small (2-5 mm) heart shaped seed heads of slender forked branches. Seeds appear in summer and are pale green in colour. (Ermert and Clapp 1998)
briza: From Greek brizo ‘to nod’ referring to the nodding motion of the spikelets
Reproduces via seed or bulbils