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Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
Botanical Name:Dichelachne rara
Common Name:plume grass
Status:DISABLED: Unavailable for now & possibly forever
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Plant
Type(s):
Grass, Grass Like / Strappy
Growing
Conditions:
Full Sun, Partial Shade
Dry, Moist, Well Drained
Size
(HxW):
to 15 cm high, stems to 0.7 m high
Foliage:Flat, rough, sometimes downy leaves to 15 cm x 1-3 mm.
Flowers:Flows in Summer, green, becoming straw-coloured, Loose open pannicles. Flowering stems generally smooth but can be rough or downy.
General
Comments:
Open tufted perennial grass. A variable species, often confused or intermediate with other species. Attractive grass for planting in drifts under trees or in rockeries.


Further
Information:
  1. Yarra Ranges Council (Victora, close to us)
  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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