Fimbristylis ferruginea

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Fimbristylis ferruginea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Fimbristylis
Species: F. ferruginea
Binomial name
Fimbristylis ferruginea
(L.) Vahl

Scirpus ferrugineus L.

Fimbristylis ferruginea is a species of fimbry known by the common names rusty sedge and West Indian fimbry. The plant is common along the coast line and estuaries of Australia. It is also native to parts of Africa, southern Asia, and South America.[1] The flowers are a distinctive rusty brown color appearing on a single spikelet from May to July.


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