Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.2-0.6 m high. Fl. green-brown, Oct to Dec or Jan or Apr. White or black sand. Drains, swamps, creeks.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Belmont, Busselton, Canning, Chittering, Cockburn, Dardanup, Denmark, Gingin, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Manjimup, Nannup, Northam, Plantagenet, Swan, Williams, York.
General Biology. Growth form. Sedge. Life form. Perennial. Reproduction. Stem fragments, possibly seed. Dispersal. Water.
Notes. Can rapidly invade and smother native plant communities. Germination is stimulated by light, seed remains dormant in the dark. Seeds are very small and easily transported by water.
Additional information. Origin. South Africa.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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