Nedlands, University of Western Australia Press and Canberra, Australian Biological Resources Study, 1999.
Quarto, x, 486 pages with numerous illustrations by Ellen J. Hickman.
Colour pictorial papered boards; leading edge slightly torn (exposing the board); front top corner very slightly bumped; a very good copy.
'Constructed as a multipurpose monograph, "Australian Rushes" provides a basis for ecological surveys aimed at conservation and management of this endangered species by means of multifaceted biological investigation, and presents 150 species of 34 genera of Australian rushes. Eleven contributors cover biology and taxonomy identification, description and distribution of species and conservation' (Publisher's website).