Plant. Photo: Tim Ralph, unknown site.

Plant. Photo: Tim Ralph, unknown site.

Common Name

Tussock Rush




Perennial rush to 1.15m tall.  Leaves reduced to brown sheaths at the base of the stems.  Flowers small (less than 3mm across), with 6 straw-coloured to pale brown 'petals', in loose clusters on the sides of the flower stems.

Description and photo in G.M. Cunningham, WE Mulham, PL Milthorpe and J H Leigh (1981 and later printings) Plants of Western New South Wales page 179

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