Leaf blades ± folded at base, dull to
blue-green; inflorescence slightly exserted above leaves
*C. selloana (NSW VIC TAS SA WA QLD)
C. argentea
Leaf blades flat and bright green;
inflorescence well exserted above leaves
*C. jubata (NSW VIC TAS SA WA QLD)

Key to Cortaderia derived from Zotov 1963; Harradine 1991; Linder 2005

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith