Mesomelaena tetragona (R.Br.) Benth. Semaphore Sedge
Fl.Austral. 7:379-380 (1878)

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

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Wednesday 24 November 1993

Tufted perennial, grass-like or herb (sedge), 0.3-0.8(-1) m high, clumps to 0.5 m wide. Fl. brown-black, Jan to Nov. White, brown, grey, or lateritic sand, loam, sandy clay, gravel.

Distribution

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

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

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Edel, Fitzgerald, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Augusta-Margaret River, Beverley, Boddington, Boyup Brook, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Busselton, Canning, Carnamah, Chapman Valley, Collie, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dandaragan, Dardanup, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Esperance, Gingin, Gosnells, Harvey, Irwin, Jerramungup, Kalamunda, Kulin, Kwinana, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Northam, Perth, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wandering, West Arthur, Williams, York.