Genus Isolepis

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Monocotyledon

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Genus description: 

Club-rushes are rhizomatous, tufted, single-stemmed sedges, usually found in damp swampy ground. Leaves are basal and small or reduced to sheaths on the nodeless stem. The brownish-yellow flowers are borne in a dense terminal head of 1 to many spikelets, a stiff erect terminal bract continuing the stem. Fruit are nuts.

Isolepis cernua
Common names:
     Nodding Club-rush
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Isolepis inundata
Common names:
     Swamp Club-rush
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Isolepis marginata
Common names:
     Little Club-sedge
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