Thease arises as a result of forest and chena cultivation in the wet zone. These grasslands are more evident in the Kalutara, Galle, and Matara distric. The grass in the talawa include Chrysopogon,Cynodon dactylon, Ischaemum sp, Themeda tremula and Cymbopogon nardus. Herbs and low shrubs are also found, indicating that succession has commenced. THese species are Osbeckia aspers (heenbowitiya),Hedyotis fruticosa(Weraniya) Ochlandra stridula ( bata).