E. Meyer in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 2:47 (1846).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: Grassy rush.
Perennial; stems leafless, slender, 10-40 cm high; leaves radical, not hollow, concave above, tapering to fine points, c. 2 mm broad; leaf-base without lobes.
Inflorescence a terminal cyme of up to 8 globular flower-heads; leafy bract usually longer than the inflorescence; flowers brown; perianth 2.5-3 mm long.
Capsule shorter than or equal to the perianth, obtuse, mucronate; stamens 6.
Grows mainly in marshy places, often near the sea.
S.Aust.: FR, NL, MU, SL, KI, SE. All States except Qld and the N.T. New Zealand.
Flowering time: throughout the year.
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