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WAVY HAIR-GRASS Deschampsia flexuosa Height to 1m<br />
Tufted perennial of dry ground on heaths and moors, usually on acid soils. FLOWERS are borne in inflorescences comprising open clusters of purplish spikelets with a long, bent awn (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are inrolled and hair-like. STATUS-Locally common in Britain; scarce in Ireland.
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WAVY HAIR-GRASS Deschampsia flexuosa Height to 1m
Tufted perennial of dry ground on heaths and moors, usually on acid soils. FLOWERS are borne in inflorescences comprising open clusters of purplish spikelets with a long, bent awn (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are inrolled and hair-like. STATUS-Locally common in Britain; scarce in Ireland.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: VICTORIA SCHILLING/NPL
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