Spiny Rush

Panel #7 of the Self-Guided Tour of the Weeds of Australia now installed at Wollombi.

Spiny Rush


Spiny Rush is widely used in Africa as weaving fibre for baskets and mats.

rush weaving

Woman in Ghana weaving a basket .

Rush is used as natural fibre for weaving in many cultures around the world.
The fibre gets essicated then dyed and weaved for domestic uses and as a source of surplus income.

And here is the PDF version of the panel, 500+kb, enjoy!

Spiny Rush

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