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Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
Botanical Name:Dichelachne crinita
6 synonyms:   Agrostis crinita , Anthoxanthum crinitum , Deyeuxia crinita , Dichelachne forsteriana , Dichelachne longiseta , Muhlenbergia crinita
Common Name:long-hair plume grass
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Plant
Type(s):
Grass, Grass Like / Strappy
Growing
Conditions:
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Well Drained
Size
(HxW):
30 cm (panicle plume to 1.5 metres from late Winter) x 30 cm
Foliage:Flat green to bluish green
Flowers:October-December, Long silky cream spikes
General
Comments:
A clumping and ornamental grass, effective in mass plantings. It may seed readily.  Drought tolerant.


Further
Information:
  1. Whitehorse Council
  2. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (VICFLORA, technical, good photos)
  3. Wikipedia (free online encyclopedia)
  4. iNaturalist
  5. Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew UK, technical)


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