Nov. Holl. Pl. 2: 78, t. 228 (1806) APNI
Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)
Stems up to 180(–300) cm long. Sheathing leaves 8–30 mm long, pale brown, closely appressed; apex 3–25 mm long, patent or strongly reflexed, subulate. Male spikelets 3–6 mm long. Male flowers with anthers exserted on slender filaments. Female spikelets 4–8 mm long. Flowers Feb.–Jul.
EGL, OtP, OtR. Also Tas. Occurs in leached sands, peat bog and poorly drained areas in Eucalyptus baxteri/E. obliqua-dominated forests with understorey of Melaleuca squarrosa/Leptospermum continentale.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|New South Wales|