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PENDULOUS SEDGE Carex pendula (Cyperaceae) Height to 1.5m. Clump-forming sedge of damp woodlands on heavy soils. Stems are tall, arching and 3-sided. FLOWERS in inflorescences that comprise 1-2 male spikes above 4-5 long, drooping and unstalked female spikes (Jun-Jul). FRUITS are flattened, greyish and short-beaked. LEAVES are long, yellowish and up to 2cm wide. STATUS-Locally common.
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