Eleocharis geniculata (L.) Roem. & Schult.
Syst.Veg. 2:150 (1817)

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

Brief Description
Helen Coleman, Monday 14 December 1998

Tufted annual, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.1-0.4 m high, glumes 1.5-2 mm long, appressed to antrorse; anthers 0.5-0.7 mm long. Fl. brown/white, Jan to Feb or May to Oct. Sand, clay, alluvium. In and along watercourses, margins of permanent pools.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Berkeley, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: Groote, Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Karratha, Wyndham-East Kimberley.