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Cyathochaeta avenacea
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Cyathochaeta avenacea is a sedge of the family Cyperaceae that is native to Australia.

The monoecious and rhizomatous perennial sedge with a tufted habit that typically grows to a height of 0.4 to 1.6 metres (1.3 to 5.2 ft) and to about 1 m (3.3 ft) wide. The plant blooms between November and March producing brown flowers.

In Western Australia it is found along the coast in peaty-swampy areas along the coast of the Wheatbelt, Peel, South West, Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance regions where it grows in lateritic loam to sandy soils.

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