Common name: Spiny Flat-sedge
Description: Green cylindrical stems in open clumps. Small flowers appear in spring at the top of stems. Fruit/seed is brown and can spread by wind or water.
Growing and distribution: Wetland plant growing on the edge of creeks and dams and in damp areas. Common across the region.
Beneficial Attributes: Aboriginal people use the stems for weaving baskets and other items.
Note: This sedge is okay with wet feet in the riparian/wetlands areas.