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GLAUCOUS SEDGE Carex flacca (Cyperaceae) Height to 50cm. Common grassland sedge, often on calcareous soils. Stems are 3-sided. FLOWERS comprise an inflorescence with 1-3 brown male spikes above 2-5 brown female spikes (Apr-May). FRUITS are greenish, flattened with only a tiny beak. LEAVES are pale green and stiff. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout.
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GLAUCOUS SEDGE Carex flacca (Cyperaceae) Height to 50cm. Common grassland sedge, often on calcareous soils. Stems are 3-sided. FLOWERS comprise an inflorescence with 1-3 brown male spikes above 2-5 brown female spikes (Apr-May). FRUITS are greenish, flattened with only a tiny beak. LEAVES are pale green and stiff. STATUS-Widespread and locally common throughout.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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