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Dichelachne sieberiana

Rough Plume Grass

May occur within the Shire. It is very difficult to positively identify as specimens often have intermediate features with other species especially Dichelachne rara. See D. rara.

Additional information

  • FamilyPoaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Sizeto 30 cm, stems to 1 m high
  • Plant groupingGrasses, Rushes & Sedges
  • LeavesRough, flat or folded, shortly hairy leaves to 15 cm x 1-3 mm
  • Flower colourGreen, becoming straw-coloured
  • Flowering timeNovember to March
  • FlowersFlowerhead droops, floral bracts are longer and rougher, the bristle is twice bent, thicker and strongly twisted at the base.
  • Bird attractingNo
  • Butterfly attractingNo
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsWell drained soils. Semi shade.
  • Commercially availableNo information available
  • Conservation statusUnknown status. May occur in the Shire but easily confused with other species of Dichelachne.
Photographer/s: 1-3 Marilyn Bull ©; 4, 5 Peter Kinchington ©

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