Bundle-bundle is a valued fodder grass. It is palatable, productive and nutritious when green and is very attractive to livestock.
River frontage, heavy soils.
Bundle-bundle is a tufted, leafy, perennial grass that can grow 50–100cm tall, with slender branched stems. The leaf blades are long and narrow when green, but curl with age. The seed heads consist of 2–6 closely spaced spikes about 3–6cm long. When the seeds fall off at maturity, a few furry seed sheaths are usually left behind at the base of the seed head. It flowers from February to May. There are 3 distinct forms of this plant in the Kimberley; the photos and description given here are for the most common form.