Aristida vagans. threeawn speargrass

Family Poaceae
Description Slender perennial tussock
Flowering Time Summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Woodlands and grasslands
Soil Types medium to heavy
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Has some shade tolerance and ability to grow under trees compared to other Aristidas. Not a dominant species and rarely occurs in pure stands. Usually harvested in lower concentrations along with other more dominant Aristidas.
Amenity / Ornamental Values
Other Values low fodder value
Tolerances
Water Deficit high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period medium
Dormancy none
Treatment none
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees
Direct Seeding easy but can be difficult to spread