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Growing right on the extreme edge of it’s normal region, Mitchell grass is a noticeable standout out in the Flinders Ranges.

It’s the straw coloured tufts mixed in the foreground here.

Normally confined to northern Australia, particularly Queensland, where there is a high summer rainfall, it is very drought resistant and good grazing for cattle.

This photograph was taken in the last minute before the sun touched the horizon, bringing out the beautiful colours of the plains leading up to the Flinders Ranges and Mt. Samuel in the background.

Shot on a tripod at f22, ISO 100 and an exposure of half a second, a light, grey graduated neutral density filter was used over the sky.