|Size and form
|A tall, perennial, tussock sedge 1-1.2m high and 1m wide.
|Flowers, leaves and fruit
|A dense, narrow inflorescence panicle occurs from spring to summer. Fruit is a narrow, brown nut. Leaves are long, linear and flat with rough margins.
|Prefers saltmarsh environments in a full-sun position. Important plant for the Skipper Butterfly.