Luzula flaccida

Common name: 

Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee, Wimmera, Riverina (DEJKMNPRSTVWXYZ) all States except WA, NT

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

Moist forest1

Flower description:

Tepals resemble a glume1


Tufted perennial to 40 cm1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This species has leaf margins that are only sparsely hairy. Other similar species have densely hairy leaf margins. This species was previously called Luzula meridionalis var. flaccida1

Image of Luzula flaccida
Image of Luzula flaccida
Image of Luzula flaccida Image: Alison Kellow
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