Aristida personata. purple wire-grass

Family Poaceae
Description Tussocky perennial to 1.2 m high
Flowering Time summer
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Vegetation Communities grasslands, sclerophyll forest and grassy woodland
Soil Types medium-light
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values one of the more widespread and useful Aristida species
Amenity / Ornamental Values low
Other Values
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade low
Minimum Temperature -8
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period 3-4 years
Dormancy none
Treatment none
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees
Direct Seeding easy although can be difficult to spread