Lepidosperma gladiatum Labill. Coast Sword-sedge
Nov.Holl.Pl. 1:15 (1805)

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), 0.5-1.5(-3) m high, clumps to 1. 5 m wide. Fl. brown, Nov to Dec or Jan to May. White, grey or calcareous sand, limestone, loam. Dunes, creeklines.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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

IBRA Subregions: Eastern Mallee, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: Central West Coast, Leeuwin-Naturaliste, WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Capel, Cockburn, Coorow, Cottesloe, Dandaragan, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Dundas, Esperance, Gingin, Harvey, Jerramungup, Mandurah, Manjimup, Melville, Murray, Nannup, Northampton, Rockingham, Wanneroo.