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WOOD-SEDGE Carex sylvatica (Cyperaceae) Height to 50cm<br />
Elegant and tufted sedge with smooth, 3-sided and arched stems. Grows in damp woods. FLOWERS are in nodding inflorescences comprising 1 terminal male spikes and 3-4 slender, long-stalked female spikes (May-Jun). FRUITS are green, 3-sided and beaked. LEAVES are pale green, 3-6mm across and drooping. STATUS-Locally common.
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WOOD-SEDGE Carex sylvatica (Cyperaceae) Height to 50cm
Elegant and tufted sedge with smooth, 3-sided and arched stems. Grows in damp woods. FLOWERS are in nodding inflorescences comprising 1 terminal male spikes and 3-4 slender, long-stalked female spikes (May-Jun). FRUITS are green, 3-sided and beaked. LEAVES are pale green, 3-6mm across and drooping. STATUS-Locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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