Velvet Tussock Grass
Small dense tussock to 60 cm with bluish-green or greyish-green leaves. Leaf-sheaths are pale and smooth. Leaves are tightly inrolled and are densely hairy. Flowerheads are open and sparseand often bluish.
The stem between the nodes (internode) is not swollen.
Perennial. Well-draind soils in grasslands and grassy woodlands and rock pavements.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Attractive grass in a garden setting. The stem and leaves of some Poa species were used for making string by Aboriginal people.
Variable species particularly on the Australian mainland, with intermediates with P. morrisii and P. labillardieri in SA, and with P. sieberi in Vic.