Perennial erect wiry grass to 100 cm forming a thick clump. Leaf- sheath has distinct ear-shaped lobe (auricle). Leaf is bright green flat and up to 20 cm long. Seedhead is oval-shaped and loosely spreading, 10-28 cm long, with small scattered seeds.
|Former Scientific Name||
Homopholis proluta, Whalleya proluta, Panicum prolutum
|Other Common Names||
Distinctive branched open stiff flowerheads with small spikelets on long thin stalks.
Perennial. Dry forests and woodlands, semi-arid shrub woodlands, shrub steppe shrublands, acacia shrublands, and eucalypt shrublands.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia