120604 ROCK SEDGE Carex rupestris (Cyperaceae) Height to 20cm
Delicate, creeping and mat-forming perennial of dry mountain ledges on base-rich rocks. FLOWERS are brown and borne in slender, terminal spikes, male flowers above females (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are yellow and flask-shaped. LEAVES are wiry and curly. STATUS-Local and scarce, restricted to a few suitable sites in Scotland.