Electronic Flora of South Australia species Fact Sheet
L. Johnson in J. Black, Fl. S. Aust. 323 (1978).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Tussock rush.
Perennial; stems arising from a rhizome, 60-100 cm high and 1.3-6 mm diam., usually more or less glaucous; pith interrupted; stem striations 40-90; leaf-blades 0; leaf-sheaths pale- to medium-brown.
Inflorescence a lateral loose panicle; flowers more or less spaced out along the panicle branches, pale-coloured; perianth 2-2.8 mm long; stamens 3-6.
Capsule exceeding or equal to the perianth.
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 179.
Grows in seasonally wet places in climatically dry areas.
S.Aust.: LE, GT, FR, EA, EP, NL, MU. All mainland States.
Flowering time: Dec. — July.
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