Cyperus tenellus L.f. Tiny Flatsedge
Suppl.Pl. 103 (1782)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Monday 14 December 1998

Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.02-0.12 m high, stems filiform, 0.1-0.2mm diam, with a solitary spikelet or 2-4 spikelets in a pseudolateral cluster. Fl. green-brown, Aug to Nov or Jan. White or grey clayey sand, clay, brown loam, granite. Margins of swamps, rockpools on granite and other damp habitats.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Cross, Southern Jarrah Forest, Tallering, Warren, Western Mallee.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Bayswater, Beverley, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Brookton, Busselton, Canning, Capel, Carnamah, Chittering, Cranbrook, Cuballing, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Gnowangerup, Gosnells, Greater Geraldton, Harvey, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Lake Grace, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Narrogin, Northampton, Perenjori, Pingelly, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, South Perth, Swan, Toodyay, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo, West Arthur, Wickepin, Williams, Woodanilling, Yilgarn, York.