SEA CLUB-RUSH Bolboschoenus maritimus (Cyperaceae) Height to 1.25m. Creeping, robust perennial that grows at the margins of brackish water near the sea. The stems are rough and triangular in cross-section. FLOWERS comprise a tight, terminal cluster of egg-shaped spiklets, flanked by a long, leafy bract (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are dark brown. LEAVES are rough and keeled. STATUS-Locally common.
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SEA CLUB-RUSH Bolboschoenus maritimus (Cyperaceae) Height to 1.25m. Creeping, robust perennial that grows at the margins of brackish water near the sea. The stems are rough and triangular in cross-section. FLOWERS comprise a tight, terminal cluster of egg-shaped spiklets, flanked by a long, leafy bract (Jul-Aug). FRUITS are dark brown. LEAVES are rough and keeled. STATUS-Locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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