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Tassel sedge
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C. fascicularis
Binomial name
Carex fascicularis
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Carex fascicularis, commonly known as tassel sedge, is a species of sedge of the family Cyperaceae that is native to Western Australia and Victoria.

The monoecious and rhizomatous perennial grass-like sedge has a tufted habit and typically grows to a height of 0.6 to 1.5 metres (2 to 5 ft). It blooms between September to November producing green flowers.

It is found in swamps and along creek and rivers throughout a large area of the Peel, South West and Great Southern regions where it grows in black peaty-sandy soils.

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