Lepidosperma effusum Benth. Spreading Sword-sedge
Fl.Austral. 7:387-388 (1878)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 22 November 1993

Rhizomatous, tufted robust perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 2.5 m high, clumps to 2 m wide. Fl. brown/other, Apr or Jun or Sep to Nov. White sand, brown loam. Creek and river edges, swamps (occasionally tidal).

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Capel, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Gnowangerup, Harvey, Manjimup, Mundaring, Nannup, Plantagenet, Rockingham, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Waroona.