Isolepis inundata

Common name: 

Swamp Club-rush

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee, Riverina (CDEHJKMNPRSTUVWXYZ) all states except NT

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

Riparian scrub, damp forest1

Flower description:

Flowers surrounded by bracts with dark red-brown patches on the sides


Tufted perennial to 50 cm high2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has 3-20 spikelets per inflorescence with an involucral bract that is equal in length or exceeding the spikelets to 1.5 cm long2

Image of Isolepis inundata
Image of Isolepis inundata
Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria