Poa sieberiana subsp. var. sieberiana

Common Name:

Grey Tussock Grass



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions (BCDEHJKLMNPQRSTUVWXYZ) also Qld, NSW, Tas
Map - Australasian Virtual Herbarium

Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Wide range of habitats 1

Flower Description:

Flowers without petals and surrounded by a scale/bract 1


Tufted perennial grass to 80 cm 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Leaves are fine and often curled to 10-30 cm long. The inflorescence is a pyramidal panicle 20 cm long and 12 cm wide 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria