The wildlife and wild places of Leicestershire and Rutland
All images on this website have been taken in Leicestershire and Rutland by NatureSpot members. We welcome new contributions - just register and use the Submit Records form to post your photos. Click on any image below to visit the species page. The RED / AMBER / GREEN dots indicate how easy it is to identify the species - see our Identification Difficulty page for more information. A coloured rating followed by an exclamation mark denotes that different ID difficulties apply to either males and females or to the larvae - see the species page for more detail.
Grasses, Rushes & Sedges
See our Recording Trees, Wildflowers & Grasses page for useful guidance on what to record.
Sedges of the British Isles (BSBI Handbooks) - an essential guide and by far the BSBI's biggest seller, and deservedly so.
- subspecies ovina - specimen examined
- lower glume half or more the length of the upper
- specimen examined
- long ligule
- short ligule
- garden escape
- Sheaths not swollen
- All 3 spikelets in each row are fertile