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Scientific Name

Gahnia sp.
Category:
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

An attractive perennial tussock whose common name is due to the toothed leaf margins which can be rather sharp.

Some species prefer a moister setting such as wetland, pond or creek edges whilst others cope well in drier conditions. Species range from 30cm to 2m in height. A hardy plant that will cope in full sun or shade on sandy loam, clay loam and light clays.