plant catalogue

provincial plants + landscapes

plant type

  • native sedges / strappy leaf plants

water      hardiness

project type

urban and commercial

ecosystem type


soil type and drainage

light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
heavy - clay soils
good drainage
reasonable drainage

Carex inversa

knob sedge

tough sedge
originnsw, qld, wa, sa, tas, vic, act
cultural notesfull sun, boggy conditions, grassy woodlands fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenancemay be pruned annually to remove old foliage
toleratesinundations and periodic dry periods
flowering seasonspring through to autumn
flower colourbrown clustered flower spikes
foliage colourmid green, smooth fine leaf
heightup to 0.2m
plant spacing10cm apart
recommended usesgrassy woodland habitat. Will re-sprout after fire

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