Scale bar = 1cm.
River Club-rush - a native (Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani)
Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge family).
Native of Australia and Pacific islands.
Other names: Schoenoplectus validus, Scirpus validus
Occurrence: streams and lakes.
- it is a large rush-like plant
- the leaves are very short (10cm or less)
- the flower stalks are shortly branched, wih one to four spikelets per branch.
1: Flower cluster. Macarthur Park 2: River Club-rush. Laanacoorie Reservoir. 3: River Club-rush. Loddon River, Glenluce.