CHAFFY SAW-SEDGE FACTS
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The Chaffy Saw-sedge is a tussock-forming perennial with flat grassy leaves. It has brown flower spikes in spring and summer.
New South Wales, Victoria., South Australia, Tasmania.,
Height (m): 1 - 1.5
Spread (m): 1 - 1.5
Soil Texture: sand, loam
Soil pH: soils with pH less than 8
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 550
Flower Colour: blue
Flower Season: frequent
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
attracts moths and butterflies. caterpillar food source. The caterpillar of the Altona Skipper butterfly feeds on this species.
|Common Name:||Chaffy Saw-sedge|