Carex buchananii

Buchanans sedge

Avery distinct and singular species easily recognised by the mostly reddishbrown culms and leaves, rather tall, stiffly erect tufted habit.
Carexbuchananii is a 60 cm tall native hair sedge which forms upright clumps of veryfine, hair-like leaves of a bronzy-cinnamon colour. The stiff blades curve atthe end like a shepherd’s staff. Its natural habitat is beaches on the edges oflagoons, lakes and stream margins, or in damp ground within open forest orshort tussock grassland up to 1000 m.
Buchananii: Named after John Buchanan (13 October1819-1898) who was a New Zealand botanist and scientific artist and fellow of the Linnean Society.

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