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Caustis dioica
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Caustis dioica is a sedge that is native to Western Australia.

The monoecious and rhizomatous perennial sedge has a tangled, tussocky habit. It typically grows to a height of 15 to 70 centimetres (6 to 28 in) and a width of 50 centimetres (20 in) and has pungent smelling leaves. The plant blooms between September and December producing yellow-brown flowers.

It is found in the Mid West, Wheatbelt, South West, Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance regions where it grows in sandy-loamy soils.

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