Stems are very short. Base of leaf has an ear shaped lobe (auricle). Leaf is thread-like (filiform). Apex of leaf is rounded to pointed (acute) and very finely serrated (serrulate). Rhizomes are slender. Up to 10 cm long (leaves).
Locally, this plant grows in Swan Bay, where it is eaten by black swans. Each plant is both male and female (monecious). It flowers September to November with pollination taking place on the surface, unlike other Victorian seagrasses.
Soft sediments, intertidal and edges of brackish and estuarine sheltered waters, to depth of 1 m.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed