Perennial grass to 80cm tall. Leaves with a hairy or hairless sheath at the base. Ligule a membrane with a fringe of hairs. Leaves to 25cm long, 1-2mm wide, rolled or the edges rolled inwards, hairless or hairy. Spikelets 8-14mm long, excluding the awn. Mature seed groups somewhat spreading. Seeds with 1 awn. Rare Vic.
PlantNET description with line drawings of seeds: http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Austrostipa~puberula
ausgrass2 description with line drawing of seed: http://ausgrass2.myspecies.info/content/austrostipa-puberula