Austrodanthonia spp.

Family Poaceae
Description tussock-forming perennial grasses
Flowering Time spring-summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities wide range
Soil Types wide range, generally medium to heavy
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values valuable understorey grasses, excellent colonisers and also long-lived. Various species often found growing together and therefore difficult to find pure stands for harvest. As a result usually sold as a species mix.
Amenity / Ornamental Values attractive in flower
Other Values good stock fodder
Tolerances
Water Deficit average-high
Compaction average
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -8
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