Poa sieberiana var. cyanophylla

Grey Tussock Grass

See Poa sieberiana var. sieberiana

Additional information

  • FamilyPoaceae
  • StoreyLower storey
  • Plant groupingGrasses, Rushes & Sedges
  • LeavesLeaves very fine, bluish, rough but not downy.
  • Flower colourGreen to purplish
  • Flowering timeNovember to March
  • Bird attractingSeeds, habitat - nesting materials
  • Butterfly attractingFood plant for caterpillars
  • Frog habitatNo
  • Growing conditionsRestricted to open grassland and woodland within the snow fields of the Shire. Full sun, partial shade.
  • Garden useA very attractive little rockery grass which spreads by rooting along underground or above ground stems.
  • Commercially availableSpecialist Australian plant nursery
  • Conservation statusSignificant within the Shire. Known from very few local sites. Distribution is poorly known within Victoria.
  • Related speciesMay just fall within the Shire's boundary.
Photographer/s: 1, 4 Marilyn Bull ©; 2, 3 Peter Kinchington ©

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