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REMOTE SEDGE Carex remota (Cyperaceae) Height to 60cm<br />
Slender and rather distinctive sedge of damp, shady places. FLOWERS are arranged in an extended inflorescence, 10-20cm long, with widely spaced spikes and long, leafy bracts (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are greenish, egg-shaped and flattened with a short beak. LEAVES are pale green, narrow and rough-edged. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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REMOTE SEDGE Carex remota (Cyperaceae) Height to 60cm
Slender and rather distinctive sedge of damp, shady places. FLOWERS are arranged in an extended inflorescence, 10-20cm long, with widely spaced spikes and long, leafy bracts (Jun-Aug). FRUITS are greenish, egg-shaped and flattened with a short beak. LEAVES are pale green, narrow and rough-edged. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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