Erect sparsely tufted perennial to 150 cm tall, few-stemmed. Dense long narrow pale green seedhead 20 cm long. Leaf sheaths are finely ribbed, with flat or loosely inrolled leaf blades up to 30 cm long by 7 cm wide that are generally rough to the touch.
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Dense fluffy characteristic seedhead, and prominently ribbed leaf blades with a rough leaf margin.
Perennial. Cool-season perennial. Variable species found on well drained soils from sealevel to the alpine zone. Frost and drought-tolerant. Also occurs in NZ.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia