Deyeuxia quadriseta

Common name: 

Reed Bent-grass

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Murray Mallee (CDEHJKLMNPQRSTVWXZ) all States except NT, Qld

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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Range of vegetation types but not in tall forest. Often occurs in poorly drained areas1

Flower description:

Flowers without petals and surrounded by a scale/bract1


Tufted perennial glass with culms 15-150 cm high1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The inflorescence is dense and cylindrical1

Image of Deyeuxia quadriseta
Image of Deyeuxia quadriseta
Image of Deyeuxia quadriseta
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria