Perennial rush or wetland grass forming loose clumps with rhizomes (1m height) from NSW, Vic, Tas, SA, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Leaves reduced to sheaths at the base of the stems. Pale flowers mostly evenly spaced along the branches. Useful for damp areas, a bog garden or sporadically flooded areas of a wetland. Provides food and cover for wildlife. Keep moist while establishing.