Bolboschoenus laticarpus

    Description

    Similar in appearance to other Club-rushes such as Sea Club-rush (Bolboschoenus maritimus), Bolboschoenus laticarpus requires examination by an expert for safe identification of species.

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    Habitat

    Water margins.

    When to see it

    Flowers July to September.

    Life History

    Perennial.

    UK Status

    Difficulty of identification makes it hard to determine the true status, but it appears to be rare or under recorded in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Rare or under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland, The Melton record of September 2015 is believed to be the first for VC55. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map