Plant Details

Scientific Name: Rhynchospora corymbosa
  • Pronunciation: rink-ah-Spore-ah cor-um-BOW-sah
  • Derivation: Rhynchospora: Beaked Seed corymbosa: Gr. corymbos - Cluster (Bearing a more or less flat-topped floral arrangement)
  • Type: Herb, Sedge,Perennial
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Size: 0.7-2 metres tall
  • Flowers: Large loose Compound panicles clustered into loose corymbs. Spikelets pale brown to brown
  • Fruit: nuts, Obovate in outline, compressed.
  • Vegetation Type: Wallum Woodland, damp areas beside Water
  • Species List: St. Teresa's, SRR NNP, Noosa High School, SRR, Cooloothin Corner, Cranks Creek, Upper Yandina Creek, Heritage Park,

Identification Notes

Tall Sedge, triangular Stem, wet places, large Inflorescence. Short rhyzome. Leaves flat, rough.

Landscaping Notes

Pools, moisture, shade, part shade, Recommended for planting around frog ponds.

Associated Fauna

Frogs

  • Rhynchospora corymbosa
  • Rhynchospora corymbosa
  • Rhynchospora corymbosa
  • Rhynchospora corymbosa
  • Rhynchospora corymbosa
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