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FALSE FOX SEDGE Carex otrubae (Cyperaceae) Height to 80cm. Tufted perennial of damp, grassy ground, growing mainly on heavy soils. Stems are robust, rough and 3-sided. FLOWERS are greenish brown and in a dense head with long bracts (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are smooth, beaked and ribbed. LEAVES are stiff, upright and 5-10mm wide. STATUS-Widespread but locally common only in S England.
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FALSE FOX SEDGE Carex otrubae (Cyperaceae) Height to 80cm. Tufted perennial of damp, grassy ground, growing mainly on heavy soils. Stems are robust, rough and 3-sided. FLOWERS are greenish brown and in a dense head with long bracts (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are smooth, beaked and ribbed. LEAVES are stiff, upright and 5-10mm wide. STATUS-Widespread but locally common only in S England.

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Date: 24 Mar 2007
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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