130839 WOOD-SEDGE Carex sylvatica (Cyperaceae) Height to 50cm
Elegant and tufted sedge with smooth, 3-sided and arched stems. Grows in damp woods. FLOWERS are in nodding inflorescences comprising 1 terminal male spikes and 3-4 slender, long-stalked female spikes (May-Jun). FRUITS are green, 3-sided and beaked. LEAVES are pale green, 3-6mm across and drooping. STATUS-Locally common.