Shortly rhizomatous, perennial or annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.15-0.6 m high. Fl. green-brown, Dec or Jan to Feb or Apr to Jul. White or wet black sand. In disturbed damp areas.
Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.
IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Swan Coastal Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions: Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Hamersley, Lesueur Sandplain, Mitchell, Northern Jarrah Forest, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Perth, Pindanland, Roebourne, Victoria Bonaparte P1.
IMCRA Regions: Arnhem Wessel, Groote, Pilbara (nearshore).
Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Bayswater, Broome, Canning, Chittering, Gingin, Gosnells, Halls Creek, Harvey, Karratha, Kwinana, Melville, Mundaring, Murray, Northampton, Port Hedland, South Perth, Stirling, Subiaco, Swan, Three Springs, Wanneroo, West Arthur, Wyndham-East Kimberley.
Alternative Names. Many-spike Flatsedge, Field Sedge.
General Biology. Growth form. Sedge. Life form. Perennial. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, soil.
Additional information. Origin. Eastern Australia, cosmpolitan origin.
Suggested method of management and control. Try 1% glyphosate + Pulse®. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.
Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.
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