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TUFTED HAIR-GRASS Deschampsia cespitosa Height to 1.5m<br />
Tufted, clump-forming perennial of damp grassland, woodland rides and marshes. FLOWERS are borne in a long-stemmed inflorescence comprising spreading clusters of 2-flowered, silvery purple spikelets (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are dark green, wiry and narrow with rough edges. STATUS-Widespread and common.
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TUFTED HAIR-GRASS Deschampsia cespitosa Height to 1.5m
Tufted, clump-forming perennial of damp grassland, woodland rides and marshes. FLOWERS are borne in a long-stemmed inflorescence comprising spreading clusters of 2-flowered, silvery purple spikelets (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are dark green, wiry and narrow with rough edges. STATUS-Widespread and common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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