Source: California Invasive Plant Council
URL of this page: http://www.cal-ipc.org/ip/management/plant_profiles/Rytidosperma_pencillatum.php
Danthonia pilosa (hairy wallaby grass)
Rytidosperma penicillatum (hairy wallaby grass), formerly called Danthonia pilosa, is a perennial grass(family Poaceae) native to Australia. It is also found in Oregon and grows in disturbed open areas, meadows, and conifer forests. There is some dispute about whether the species in California actually R. clavatum.
Cal-IPC Inventory rating: Limited
Cal-IPC Resources on Danthonia pilosa
- California Invasive Plant Inventory Plant Assessment Form - Information gathered by Cal-IPC on the impacts, rate of spread, and distribution of invasive plants in California. Does not include management information.
- CalWeedMapper - Statewide maps, climate models, and reports.
- Cal-IPC News - Articles from our quarterly newsletter. (None for this species).
- Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings - Presentations and papers from our annual Symposium.(None for this species)
Cal-IPC News Articles
- Brusati, E. (2011). Cal-IPC Inventory update adds eight plants. Cal-IPC News. 19: 18.
Cal-IPC Symposium Proceedings
- None for this species
Other Resources on Rytidosperma penicillatum
- USDA PLANTS database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.
- Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from the UC Berkeley Jepson Herbarium.
- CalFlora - Distribution information by county based on submitted observations and herbarium specimens.
- CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.