Previously known as Stipa arundinacea, Agrostis lessoniana and others, but is now the only species of grass in Anemanthele. Endemic to New Zealand. A tufted grass, forming a round mound, with very fine flower inflorescences.

As with all tussock-forming grasses, established plants provide a sheltered microhabitat for overwintering beneficial insects such as ladybirds. Increasingly it is being found outside of gardens but generally in brownfield sites, where they pose relatively little ecological risk.

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