Aristida ramosa. purple wiregrass

Family Poaceae
Description Tussock forming perennial
Flowering Time summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities range of grassy woodlands and sclerophyll forest
Soil Types medium textured
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very closely related to A. personata but generally present on drier sites. Widespread and useful native grass for revegetation. Very stress tolerant species. Long lived. Resistant to grazing pressure.
Amenity / Ornamental Values
Other Values relatively low fodder value
Tolerances
Water Deficit very 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 but can be difficult to spread