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PURPLE MOOR-GRASS Molinia caerulea (Poaceae) Height to 80cm. Tussock-forming perennial, usually associated with damp ground on acid heaths and grassy moors. FLOWERS are purplish green spikelets, borne in long, branched spike-like heads (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are grey-green and 3-5mm wide, with purplish leaf sheaths. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.
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PURPLE MOOR-GRASS Molinia caerulea (Poaceae) Height to 80cm. Tussock-forming perennial, usually associated with damp ground on acid heaths and grassy moors. FLOWERS are purplish green spikelets, borne in long, branched spike-like heads (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are grey-green and 3-5mm wide, with purplish leaf sheaths. STATUS-Widespread and locally common.

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Date: 1 Jul 2013
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