Bee, butterfly caterpillar and moth caterpillar food plant
- Coarse leaved native grass with stout stems.
- Dense, clumped flowers from June-September.
- Essex Skipper, Gatekeeper, Hedge Brown, Large Skipper, Marbled White, Meadow Brown, Small skipper, Speckled Wood, Ringlet and Wall Butterfly caterpillar food plant.
- Drinker Moth food plant.
- Bees may take pollen.
- Meadow grasshopper habitat plant.