Finke Gorge National Park

Finke Gorge NP | Boggy Hole | Palm Valley | Fauna| Flora

Soft Spinifex (Triodia pungens), commonly known as hummock grass, is one of the recognisable sights in Central Australia. After decent rain, it is amazing to see these green dots of grass growing across the hillsides and ranges.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Clade: Tracheophytes
  • Clade: Angiosperms
  • Clade: Monocots
  • Clade: Commelinids
  • Order: Poales
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Genus: Triodia
  • Species: T. pungens
  • Binomial name: Triodia pungens