Common name: Silky Bluegrass
Description: Erect, perennial tussock grass with flat, bluish-purple leaves. Flowers in spring/summer. Slash thatch buildup in tussocks
Growing and distribution: Wetter areas – 450mm rainfall or more. Quite often seen on roadsides where water runs off. Remove thatch to promote new growth.
Beneficial Attributes: Possible food plant for butterflies
Specific location issues: rain>450