Red-anther Wallaby Grass, Silvertop Wallaby Grass, Redanther Wallaby Grass.
Joycea pallida, Danthonia pallida, Chionochloa pallida.
Up to 1.2m.
Presence in Australia
Predominantly east of the Hume Highway.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: NSW, ACT, Vic.
Generally upland areas of low fertility acid soils.
Robust, coarse, perennial tussock grass to 1.2m high. Attractive red-anther flowers, spring-summer.
Early to late Dec. Monitor closely as mature seeds shed in 3-14 days.
From seed. Store for 4 months before sowing, due to after-ripening period. Smoke treatment enhances germination.
Catchment and slope protection and shelter.
Valuable summer grazing.