Gardening with Indigenous Plants
Indigenous Plant Use
Identification & Control of Common Weeds
|Botanical Name:||Rytidosperma geniculatum 2 synonyms: Austrodanthonia geniculata , Danthonia geniculata|
|Common Name:||kneed wallaby-grass|
|Sold As:||Tube ($2.00)|
|Grass, Grass Like / Strappy, Bird Attracting|
|Full Sun, Partial Shade
|15 cm (stems to 30 cm) x 20 cm|
|Foliage:||Fine bladed leaves that grow to 15cm long x 1mm with inrolled margins.|
|Flowers:||Compact purple grass-like flowerheads 1-5cm long in October to December and March. Mature flowerheads have a fluffy appearance.|
Small tufted perennial grass with slender stems often bent near the base. Ideal for mass planting. May be useful as a lawn grass.
Adaptable and tolerant to a variety of soils. Prefers a moist, slightly shaded position.