Impact of serrated tussock on native grasslands
- Is a key threat to native grasslands.
- Is able to go unnoticed in native grasslands for many years leading to significant infestations and damage.
- Has already invaded many of temperate south-eastern Australia's most endangered native grassland remnants.
- Is a serious threat to the native flora and fauna of endangered native grasslands.
- Also invades environmentally significant areas such as dry coastal vegetation, grassy woodlands and sclerophyll forests.
Native grasses often confused with serrated tussock:
- Poa/silver tussock (Poa labillardieri)
- Snow grass (Poa sieberiana)
- Red anther wallaby grass (Joycea pallid)
- Spear grass (Austostipa spp.)
- Wallaby grass (Austrodanthonia spp.)
- Kangaroo grass (Themeda triandra)