Synonyms: Danthonia pilosa R. Br.; Rytidosperma pilosum (R. Br.) Connor & Edgar
Common names: hairy wallaby grass; hairy oat grass
Rytidosperma penicillatum (= Danthonia pilosa hairy wallaby grass) is a perennial (family Poaceae) native to Australia. It is also found in Oregon and grows in disturbed open areas, meadows, and conifer forests.Cal-IPC Rating: Limited
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.
Weed RIC Management NotesNo Weed RIC Management Notes are available for this species. Check for information on other species in the genus on the Weed RIC site.
Cal-IPC Newsletter Articles
- Jepson Manual 2nd ed. invasive plant name changes. Brusati, Elizabeth. Vol 20, Issue 2
Cal-IPC Symposium Presentations
- None for this species
Other Rytidosperma penicillatum Information
- CalPhotos - Images of plants taken mostly in California.
- Calflora - See the distribution of this species on Calflora's map of California.
- CalWeedMapper - Distribution information with ability to determine regional priorities.
- Jepson Online Interchange for California Flora - Information on taxonomy, biology, and distribution from UC Berkeley's Jepson Herbarium.
- USDA PLANTS Database - Federal database with information on identification and distribution, and links to websites in individual states.