Triglochin striata

Common name: 

Streaked Arrow-grass

Family: 
Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Lowan Mallee, Wannon, Grampians, Riverina, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDEGHJKMNPRSTWXZ) all States

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

Wet open places and coastal saltmarsh1

Flower description:

Small/inconspicuous flowers consisting of perianth composed of 2 similar whorls of 3 segments2

Habit:

Slender perennial herb to 37 cm high2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

This is a slender herb of wet places. The leaves are less than 5 mm wide1,2

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Image of Triglochin striata Image: Mary Ellis
Conservation status:

Not threatened

References:

1 Ellis, M. (unpublished).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