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Botanical Name:Rytidosperma penicillatum
2 synonyms:   Austrodanthonia penicillata , Danthonia penicillata
Common Name:slender wallaby-grass , weeping wallaby-grass
Status:DISABLED: Unavailable for now & possibly forever
Sold As:Tube ($2.00)
Grass, Grass Like / Strappy, Bird Attracting
Partial Shade
Moist, Well Drained
20 cm (stems to 60 cm) x 30 cm
Foliage:Fine, bent, hairless to sparsely hairy, flat, folded or inrolled leaves to 15 cm x 2 mm.
Flowers:Slender flowerheads to 15 cm on arching stems. Scattered 4-7-flowered spikelets. Upper row of hairs on lower floral bract reduced to 2 small central & 2 larger marginal tufts, lower row short & sparse. Central bristle fine, twisted at base, bent, October-January
A dainty little tuft which is useful in shaded positions. Useful in mown lawns. Sparsely tufted weeping perennial grass with short underground stems.

  1. Yarra Ranges Council (Victora, close to us)
  2. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria (VICFLORA, technical, good photos)
  3. [species.wikimedia.org] ⚠
  4. Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew UK, technical)

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