Digitaria diffusa

Family Poaceae

Slender, decumbent perennial grass to 40 cm high, branching and rooting at the nodes. Longevity indefinite.

Flowers: March - April. Wind pollinated.

Fruit: Dry, one-seeded, indehiscent.

Seed: No specialised dispersal mechanism.

Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Woodland habitat
  • Occasional, localised in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden.
Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland