Baloskion tetraphyllum

Common Name:

Tassel Cord-rush



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (DEJKNPSTWZ) also SA, NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Swamps and wet heathlands 1

Flower Description:

Red-brown panicles 1


Tall rush-like plant to 2 m high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The species can be recognised by its long, green, weeping stems in swamps and wetlands 1


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.