Coast Sword-Sedge

Lepidosperma gladiatum Labill.

A clump forming perennial sedge (grass) with green-yellow sword-like leaves on rigid stems.Flowers spring–summer.

The seedheads from this species is used to feed captive red-eared firetails.

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What habitats does Lepidosperma gladiatum live in?

Coastal regions

What is the distribution of Lepidosperma gladiatum?

Southern Australian coasts from WA to NSW including around Tasmania

How big does Lepidosperma gladiatum grow?

Can grow to around 1m high

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