Umbrella Grass, Spreading Umbrella Grass, Spider Grass, Spider Panic, Star 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.
Woodland, on better soils.
Erect, loosely tufted perennial grass to 80cm high. Swollen, densely hairy base.
Summer-growing and drought-resistant.
Cut entire seedheads when mature.
From seed. Seeds have after-ripening period.
Valuable part of pasture where abundant, producing green leaf when other green feed scarce.