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Mariscus congestus

The perennial sedge has a tufted habit. It blooms between July and March produces brown flowers. The sedge has a short rhizome connecting plants together. The culms (i.e. hollow stem of the grass) are smooth and triangular in cross section, they are a pink-red toward the base. The leaves have a width of 4 to 8mm and are ridged with deep sharp depression down the middle.

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Common Name:
Dense flat-sedge
Plant Height:
40 cm
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Flowering Time:
December, January, February, March, April