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Melanostachya ustulata (Ewart & Sharman) B.G.Briggs & L.A.S.Johnson

Telopea 7:362 (1998)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Rhizomatous, tufted perennial, herb, 0.2-1.2 m high, culms terete; spikelets erect, 10-20-flowered, with rigid black glumes at base and apex. Fl. brown, Sep to Oct. Peaty sand. Swamps and other wet or seasonally wet sites.

Helen Coleman, Descriptive Catalogue, 10 September 1998


IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Busselton, Capel, Denmark, Manjimup, Nannup.