Native. Perennial. C3.
Family. Poaceae (Grass family).
Other names: Weeping Rice-grass.
Widepread in local forests, but seldom abundant
Weeping Grass may spread by underground runners and above-ground runners. It is a spreading grass and can form lawn-like patches.
Weeping Grass is sometimes used as a lawn grass. It is a variable grass and sometimes forms tussocks.
micro: small; laina cloak, referring to the minute glumes; stipa: spear grass; oides: like, like a Spear Grass.
1, 3: The narrow flower clusters and the tiny glumes. 2: Weeping Grass at Elphinstone, Fryers Ridge forest.