is a common native rush found growing from Taupo northward, forming large robust clumps.
It has sturdy upright bright green stems and will tolerate both dry soils and deep water. It has attractive seed heads in Summer.
All of the Baumea
species are robust plants with creeping rhizomes, and are particularly capable of growing in soils / water with high concentrations of contaminants and nutrients.
It is used for wetland revegetation.
has been reclassified and renamed Machaerina articulata
- H 1.8m x W 2m
- Full sun or semi-shade
- Tolerates wet poor draining soil
Plants supplied are ecosourced from the Tamaki and Waitakere Ecological Districts.