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A tuft-forming grass which spreads via horizontal rhizomes. In wet areas typically occurs as a low, lawn-like, spreading grass. In drier sites it may occur as isolated plants (or it may confine itself to wetter microclimates within the site). Most easily identified by the slender, weeping seed heads with fine, delicate awns. The seed is a brown, rice-like grain.
Germinates well from untreated seed.
Generally in spring and summer, but out-of-season flowering is known
In easterly sites and in wet areas within westerly sites, including Livingstone NP, Murraguldrie, Mates Gully TSR and Willans Hill..

Based on the flora of the Graham Centre Biodiversity Nursery