Small, densely tufted sedge, 10-35 cm tall and 20-40 cm wide, with rough triangular stems. Rhizome short. Green flat grass-like leaves to 35 cm long and 2-3 mm wide, with yellow-brown leaf-sheaths. Two to five flower spikes are hidden in the foliage. Flower spikes contain 2-5 cylindrical-shaped spikes between 5-25 mm in length.
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Emergent narrow leaves. The fruit has long hairs, pale green to yellow-brown. The nut is oval in shape and pale yellow.
Perennial. Widespread and common in saltmarshes, grassy wetlands and plains grasslands.
Tracheophyta (Vascular Plants)
Magnoliopsida (Flowering Plants)
Source: Atlas of Living Australia