Leafy Flat-sedge, Common Leaf-rush, Cutty Or Cutting Grass, Leafy Flat Sedge, Leafyflat-sedge, Moo-oo Grass.
Up to 1.6m.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA.
Poorly-drained soils in wet swampy areas or along watercourses in open situations.
Perennial herb up to 1.6m high and about 1m wide.
Early Jan to late Feb. Mature seedheads are brown and release smooth nuts readily.
From seed or by division of rhizome.
Valuable in soil erosion control along streamsides due to fibrous roots.
Good habitat for small birds and frogs, and food for caterpillars of native butterflies and moths.
Ornamental for wet garden positions or as an emergent aquatic.