Tall spike-rush, Kaya, Tall Spike Rush, Tall Spikerush.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, Tas, SA, NT, WA.
Relatively still water to 2m deep, but commonly 90cm deep.
Very robust perennial aquatic with stout rhizome with big hollow stems 4-12 mm wide, forming dense stands.
Mid-late Jan. Monitor closely as mature seeds shed in 3-14 days.
Excellent cover for waterfowl and fish in dams. Good summer-growing stock forage.
Ornamental for garden ponds.