Woollybutt; Naked Woollybutt; Neverfail; Woollybutt Grass; Naked Woollybutt Grass; Neverfail Grass
Perennial grass 20-70cm tall. Leaves with a woolly sheath at the base. Ligule a fringe of hairs. Leaves about 1cm long, 1-3mm wide, rolled or the edges rolled inwards, surface rough or hairless, with a straight hard point. Spikelets green to purple, 5-30mm long. Mature seed groups cylindrical to spreading. Seeds with no bristles.
Description and photo of plant in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 100
ausgrass2 description, photos, and line drawings: http://ausgrass2.myspecies.info/content/eragrostis-eriopoda
Photos in FloraBase: http://florabase.dec.wa.gov.au/browse/photo/380