Austrostipa aristiglumis. plains grass

Family Poaceae
Description Large clumping perennial to 2 m high
Flowering Time spring–summer
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities grasslands and grassy woodlands
Soil Types heavy
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Useful species. Dominant in parts of the Gunnedah basin and extends into the Hunter Valley. Relatively resistant to grazing pressure.
Amenity / Ornamental Values a tough, long-lived and attractive species for amenity plantings.
Other Values
Water Deficit average
Compaction high
Waterlogging average
Shade average
Minimum Temperature -5
Average no. Seeds per Gram contact us for details
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