This is a distinctive looking plant, with a an erect and pointed central stem for the flowerhead. This stem is triangular in cross-section and grows 20 to 60 cm tall. The flowerhead/seedhead consists of one or several oval shaped spikelets. They are in a tight cluster near the top of the stem, brown in colour, and growing on one side. The leaves are grass-like, and grow from the base of the plant. The plant is a long-lived perennial, spreads by rhizomes, and likes wet and boggy places. It browns off over winter, and produces new growth in spring.
MapsPine Island to Point Hut Gungaderra Grasslands Jerrabomberra Wetlands Point Hut to Tharwa Point Hut Pond Gordon Pond Stranger Pond Lake Tuggeranong Isabella Lake Illilanga & Baroona
PlacesPaddys River, ACT Wallaroo, NSW Gordon, ACT Barton, ACT Campbell, ACT Michelago, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Greenway, ACT Bonython, ACT Isabella Plains, ACT Monash, ACT Maffra, NSW Tuggeranong DC, ACT
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