Sharon Field
Our daily bread I

Our daily bread I

Watercolour and graphite on paper
17 x 41cm

Eragrostis eriopoda (Woollybutt, Naked Woollybutt, Neverfail)

Australian National Herbarium specimen.  This grass can live for up to 20 years.  It is a significant grass and food source in the outback. Despite the seeds being very small, they are easy to husk and easy to grind and are very nutritious.

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