Plant name: Sea rush
Plant type: sedges / rushes / wetland plants
Origin: ALL STATES
Cultural notes: A hardy plant that prefers a sunny position in saline soils. Can be slow to recover after disturbance.
Tolerates: salt tolerant.
Flowering season: Most flowers will occur from November to March, but will commonly set some flowers year round.
Flower colour: Dark brown to reddish-brown. Flowers occur in panicles at the same Height: or slightly above the foliage.
Foliage colour: Dark green to golden brown sharp pointed leaves.
Width: up to 2m
Height: up to 1.5m
Plant spacing: 50cm apart
Recommended uses: A good pioneer regeneration species. Useful for stabilising banks in salt areas.
Description: Rhizomatous perennial tussock grass inhabiting salt marshes and the edges of estuaries and other brackish or saltwater bodies.