Hill country pastures in New Zealand are either dominated by browntop grass or have a high proportion present. It is easy to see how it got its name – from a distance the seed heads appear to form an almost-continuous brown cover.
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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith
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