Plant name: Marsh club rush
Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants
Origin: ALL AUSTRALIAN STATES AND TERRITORIES.
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.