Cotton Panic Grass, Woolly finger, Cotton Grass, Silver Spike Grass, Cotton Panic, Cotton Panic-grass.
Up to 0.8m.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA, NT, WA.
Various soils and vegetation types. Commonly sandy to clay loamy red earths.
Rhizomatous perennial grass to 80cm high. Often hairy and slightly swollen at base.
Requires extended heavy summer rainfall to establish.
Cut entire seedheads when mature.
Readily eaten by stock.
One of more desirable summer-growing grasses.