Densely tufted erect sedge with circular or three-sided (trigonous) hollow stems to 120 cm with very dark yellow-brown leaf-sheaths. Male flowers are at the top of the flower with female flowers below. Thick long rhizome.
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Leaves are shorter than the flowering stems and are smooth and bluish-grey. Blue-green stems are hollow and are finely striated.
Perennial. Can be locally common. Low-lying seasonaly inundated habitats on alluvium or clay.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia