Common name: Soft tussock mat-rush
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.