Joycea pallida

Joycea pallida

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Minimum Purchase:
5 seedlings
Maximum Purchase:
400 seedlings

Joycea Pallida, which is more frequently called Rytidosperma Pallidum, is commonly known as Redanther or Silvertop Wallaby Grass.

R. pallidum is an Eastern Australia species which extends through open forests and woodlands in New South Wales, Victoria and the Australian Capital Territory.

A dominant understorey species it prefers shallow and stony soil.

It can be found growing quite happily on Black Mountain in and around the Australian National Botanic Gardens in the ACT.

This grass forms dense tussocks with pale blue-green leaves and a very tall inflorescence (flower spike).

It flowers from November through to January and its seeds have distinct and prominent orange-red coloured anthers.