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 forest 1

Flower Description:

Tepals resemble a glume 1


Tufted perennial to 40 cm 1

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. flaccida 1


Image: Alison Kellow

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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