Deyeuxia quadriseta

Common Name:

Reed Bent-grass



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

All regions except Murray Mallee (CDEHJKLMNPQRSTVWXZ) all States except NT, Qld
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Range of vegetation types but not in tall forest. Often occurs in poorly drained areas 1

Flower Description:

Flowers without petals and surrounded by a scale/bract 1


Tufted perennial glass with culms 15-150 cm high 1

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

The inflorescence is dense and cylindrical 1


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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