Ehrharta longifloraCommon name: Annual Veldt Grass
Distribution: Occurs from Shark Bay to Eucla.
Remarks: A tufted annual to 60 centimetres tall. The greenish-purple flowers are produced from July to November. Native to South Africa.
References: Western Weeds, A Guide to the Weeds of Western Australia. BMJ Hussey, GJ Keighery, J Dodd, SG Lloyd, RD Cousens. 1997.
Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.
Description and key to the identification of Grasses in South-Western Australia. JG Paterson. 1992.