Common name: Silky Bluegrass
Height: 0.3-0.8m
Width: 0.1-0.2m

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/caterpillars

Specific location issues: rain>450