Dwarf Grass-Wrack

Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Asch.

Linear leaves with 3 longitudinal veins (1 is prominent). Two to four leaves per shoot. Apex of leaf is rounded and notched. Shoots are short (1-2 cm) and arise from rhizome nodes. Roots occur at nodes of rhizomes. Leaves medium green.

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What habitats does Zostera muelleri live in?

Soft sediments, intertidal and shallow subtidal including lagoons and estuaries, sheltered waters, to depth of 1 m.

What is the distribution of Zostera muelleri?

New Zealand and Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Zostera muelleri grow?

Intertidal plants grow to around 10cm permanently submerged plants can grow to around 60cm

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