Luzula flaccida

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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

Habit:

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

Images:
Image of Luzula flaccida
Image of Luzula flaccida
Image of Luzula flaccida Image: Alison Kellow
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

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