Mat rush

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(Bot.) a kind of rush (Scirpus lacustris) used in England for making mats.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The site was a dry ephemeral drainage line in the Coghill Creek catchment with open forest of Red Gum, Rough-barked Apple and Tea Tree Leptospermum polygalifolium and a dry tussock ground cover comprising a species of mat rush Lomandra sp.
Here, dwarf mat rush makes up the grassy backbone, super-size rosettes of echeveria and aeonium fill in the center, and tiny clumps of sedum and senecio spill over the side.