Common Swamp Wallaby-grass
Tufted grass to 1.5 m tall. Pale flat green leaves smooth and hairless to 30 cm long and 1.5-3.5 mm wide. Seedheads with long bristle (awn) to 22 mm long.
The tip of the leaf blade is long and slender.
Perennial. Grows in freshwater swamps, floodplains, riverbanks and drains, and grassy wetland. Flowers in response to rain or flooding. Can grow in overgrazed pastures so long as it is wet. Rootstock needs temporary inundation to promote growth.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia