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plant type

native sedges / strappy leaf plants
wetland plants

water      hardiness

project type

urban and commercial

ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
poor drainage

Carex tereticaulis

common sedge

tough sedge
originnsw, wa, sa, tas, vic, act
cultural notesfull sun, boggy conditions, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to remove old foliage and spent seed heads
toleratesinundations and periodic dry periods
flowering seasonaugust to march
flower colourerect brown clustered on spikes
foliage colouryellow green, coarse
widthup to 1m
heightup to 1m
water depthedges and marshland
plant spacing10cm apart
recommended usesgrassy woodland habitat

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