Common name: Soft tussock mat-rush
Height: 0.2-0.3m
Width: 0.3-0.4m

Description: Soft green leaves which form a solid clump. Small flowers and seed on spikes in centre of plant.

Growing and distribution: Widespread across region. Drought tolerant once established. Long-lived. Male and female plants.

Beneficial Attributes: Caterpillar food plant (rare white spot rush skipper). Berries are eaten by lizards. Attracts native bees.