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OVAL SEDGE Carex ovalis (Cyperaceae) Height to 60cm<br />
Tufted sedge with 3-sided stems that are rough at the top. Grows in rough grassland, mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are yellowish brown and borne in compact, rather egg-shaped terminal clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are brownish and beaked. LEAVES are green and rough-edged. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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OVAL SEDGE Carex ovalis (Cyperaceae) Height to 60cm
Tufted sedge with 3-sided stems that are rough at the top. Grows in rough grassland, mainly on acid soils. FLOWERS are yellowish brown and borne in compact, rather egg-shaped terminal clusters (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are brownish and beaked. LEAVES are green 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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