Digitaria divaricatissima

Family Poaceae

Umbrella Grass

Erect tufted perennial grass to 80 cm high.

Flowers: February – May.

Fruit: Dry, 1 seeded, indehiscent.


Gallery images: seed, seedling, rootstock, resprout


  • Remnant woodland habitat.
  • Localised in woodland at the Australian Botanic Garden. (First noted January 2007, found in areas previously burnt, September 2006, and other areas not burnt).

Ecology of Cumberland Plain Woodland

Digitaria divaricatissima

Digitaria divaricatissima flower