Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

Gahnia aspera

Saw Leaf Sedge

Cyperaceae 

 

                   

 

Form and Size: Erect perrennial sedge to 1 metre tall

Distribution: Widespread through Qld. and NSW, often in eucalypt communities, along creeks and in gullies

Leaves: Long, flattened and rough

Flowers: Spikelets in terminal clusters

Fruit:  Dark brown seed heads ripen to a reddish brown or orange colour