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SAND CAT’S-TAIL Phleum arenarium Height to 20cm<br />
Short perennial of coastal dunes. FLOWERS are borne in dense, cylindrical heads, 1-2cm long (June-July). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough and flat with pointed ligules. STATUS-Widespread but almost exclusively coastal, although absent from north and west Scotland.
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SAND CAT’S-TAIL Phleum arenarium Height to 20cm
Short perennial of coastal dunes. FLOWERS are borne in dense, cylindrical heads, 1-2cm long (June-July). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are rough and flat with pointed ligules. STATUS-Widespread but almost exclusively coastal, although absent from north and west Scotland.

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Date: 12 May 2009
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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