Plants for seed eating birdsList of Grasses for the Mount Moreland Conservancy
Grasses for seed eating birds

Plant patches of mixed bird seed and you'll be fascinated to see the response from local birds

List compiled by Michael Hickman  -  links and common names by Angie Wilken
Click on an image and find out more about the listed species

Andropogon eucomus
Andropogon eucomus
 Snowflake 

http://www.fao.org/ag/AGP/AGPC/doc/Gallery/safricapics/arijunc/arijunc.htm
Aristida junciformis
Gongoni Three-awn

Cenchrus ciliaris
Cenchrus ciliaris
Foxtail buffalo grass  

Chloris gayana
Chloris gayana 
Rhodes grass  

Ctenium concinnum
Ctenium concinnum  
Sickle grass  

Cymbopogon excavatus
Cymbopogon excavatus
Broad-leaved turpentine grass 
 

Digitaria eriantha
Digitaria eriantha  
Common finger grass  

Eragrostis curvula
Eragrostis curvula  
Weeping love grass  

Eragrostis capensis
Eragrostis capensis
Heart-seed love grass  

Eragrostis racemosa
Eragrostis racemosa
Narrow heart love grass  

Eriochloa meyeriana
Eriochloa meyeriana
Black-footed water grass  

Hyparrhenia cymbaria
Hyparrhenia cymbaria
Boat thatching grass  

Harpochloa falx
Harpochloa falx
Caterpillar grass Grass 

Hyparrhenia filipendula
Hyparrhenia filipendula
Fine thatching grass  

  Hyparrhenia hirta 
Hyparrhenia hirta
Common thatching grass 

Imperata cylindrica
Imperata cylindrica
Cottonwool grass 

Sporobolus africanus  
Sporobolus africanus
Ratstail dropseed grass

  Panicum maximum
Panicum maximum
Guinea grass  

 Melinis repens
Melinis repens  
Natal redtop  

 Panicum natalense
Panicum natalense
Natal panicum  

Melinis nerviglumis
Melinis nerviglumis
Pink paintbrush grass  

  

 Setaria megaphylla
Setaria megaphylla
Ribbon grass  

 Setaria sphacelata var sericea
Setaria sphacelata var sericea
Golden bristle grass  

Setaria lindenbergiana
Setaria lindenbergiana 
Mountain bristle grass   
 

 Sporobolus fimbriatus
Sporobolus fimbriatus  
Dropseed grass  

 Themeda triandra
Themeda triandra  
Red grass

 Tristachya leucothrix
Tristachya leucothrix  
Hairy trident grass  

  Urochloa mosambicensis
Urochloa mosambicensis
Bushveld signal grass  

 Oplismenus hirtellus
Oplismenus hirtellus
Basket grass  

  

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 Bird attracting plants for fruit eaters

 Bird attracting plants for fruit eaters

 Bird attracting plants for insect eaters

Bird attracting plants for insect eaters

Bird attracting plants for nectar eaters

Bird attracting plants for nectar eaters  


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 Mount Moreland tree lists
TREES

 Creepers for the Mount Moreland Conservancy
CREEPERS

 Aquatic plants suitable for the Mount Moreland Conservancy area
AQUATIC

Flowers for Mount Moreland
FLOWERS

List of Aloes for the Mount Moreland Conservancy Area
ALOES


Plant Lists to attract Bio-Diversity

List of plants to attract butterflies to the Mount Moreland Conservancy
ATTRACT BUTTERFLIES

List of plants to attract birds to the Mount Moreland Conservancy
ATTRACT BIRDS

Plants to attract Bush Buck to the Mount Moreland Conservancy
ATTRACT BUSH BUCK