Australian salt-grass

Distichlis distichophylla (Labill.) Fassett

It is a dioecious perennial plant. It is coarse and prickly, It often forms mats where water is abundant. Its appearance in places from which it had been absent can be an indication of rising soil salinity.

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What habitats does Distichlis distichophylla live in?

Growing in damp, saline areas such as the fringes of saltmarshes

What is the distribution of Distichlis distichophylla?

South Eastern Australia From South Australia to Victoria and Tasmania

How big does Distichlis distichophylla grow?

It grows to about 30 cm in height, with creeping rhizomes up to 1 m long

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