Cyperus polystachyos
“Bunchy sedge”

GRASS TO 80CM X 2 METRESA tufted, long-lived, grass-like plant with upright flowering stems. Its rigid stems are hairless and triangular in cross-section its very narrow leaves are grass-like in appearance and tufted at the base of the plant. Its seed-head is an irregular cluster of brownish-coloured spikes subtended by three to six green leafy bracts this seed-head may be unbranched or with several short branches up to 6 cm long its elongated flower spikelets are borne in dense clusters.

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