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Bolboschoenus caldwellii

Plant name: Marsh club rush

Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants

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Cultural notes: Requires damp to wet soils in permanent or semi permanent water. Prefers full sun or part shade. Inhabits salt-marshes, grassy wetlands and wet depressions in red gum woodland.3

Tolerates: Frost, innundation, Brackish water.

Flowering season: October to April.

Flower colour: Golden or red-brown, occuring in groups of 1 – 3 spikelets.

Foliage colour: Pale to mid green, grass like leaves up to 7mm in width:.

Width: up to 0.3m

Height: up to 1m Water depth: aquatic to 0.25m

Plant spacing: 10cm apart

Recommended uses: Revegetation, adjacent to permanent or semi-pemanent water. Provides habitat for birds and frogs. Tubers of this plant were eaten by Aborigines

Description: Rhizomatous semi-aquatic perennial sedge. The stems are triangular in shape.