Machaerina (Baumea) articulata

Description

(Syn. Baumea articulata) Large hollow rush which grows in wet swampy conditions. Attractive rich green colour. Seed heads quite ornamental. Best in upper North Island. Coastal to lowland (up to 380 m a.s.l.).
A common emergent species of swampy lakes, ponds, stream and river margins. Also colonising the edge of peat bogs. Lower parts often submerged.
North Island from Te Paki south to the Manawatu river. 1.5m

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