Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, herb (sedge-like), to 0.4 m high. Fl. brown. Sand. Swamps.
Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.
IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Armadale, Beverley, Collie, Harvey, Mundaring, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan.
Rhizomes tufted, glabrous. Basal sheath glabrous, dull, striate. Culms terete, internal structure (at base of culm) hollow, glabrous, not striate, not marbled, not fasciculate. Culm 210-430 mm long. Sheaths (including blade) appressed throughout, dull, not striate, glabrous, margins not translucent. Apex elongated, glabrous. Bisexual (with all flowers having both anthers and ovary). Culms unbranched below the inflorescence. Spikelet 3-3.5 mm long. Subtending bract glabrous, margins thin and translucent, Apex acuminate to attenuate. Bract 2.2-3.3 mm long. Glabrous. 2.6-3 mm long. Bract glabrous, margins thin and translucent, Apex acuminate to attenuate. Inner bract 2.6-3 mm long. Style one, arising centrally from the ovary apex. Style 0.8-1.1 mm long. Anther 2.6-3 mm long. Style three (or three-branched). Fruit trilocular (capsule). Flowering Time August, September or October. Botanical Province South-West, IBRA Bioregions Swan Coastal Plain, Avon Wheatbelt or Jarrah Forest.
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