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Austrodanthonia caespitosa

common wallaby grass

A tufting perennial with smooth, slender stems.
 
originSouthern NSW, S.A. Vic, W.A. Tas.
cultural notesThrives in a range of climatic conditions from hot and arid to cool and moist and a variety of soil types including heavy clay.
maintenanceShould be cut back periodically to encourage new growth.
toleratesFrost, moderate drought.
flowering seasonLate Spring
flower colourPale green to white, fluffy in appearance. The flower head consists of 10-30 spikelets. Each plant can have 4 to 9 flower heads.
foliage colourBlue-green, can develop pinkish tinges. The leaves are 3mm long and given adequate moisture will remain green all year round. Leaves are flat and narrow and sometimes hairy. Stems are smooth and slender.
widthup to 0.12m
heightup to 0.9m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesFeature planting or revegetation use. Also considered a valuable pasture species. Native lawn.

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