Great Wood-rush - Luzula sylvatica
This is a grass like plant with very wide leaves and much branched inflorescences. The edges of the leaves have long white hairs. It is the largest British Wood-rush.
Woodland and damp shady places on acid soil.
Flowers in May and June.
Widespread but local over most of Britain, but less common around East Anglia.
Local in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was found in 20 of the 617 tetrads.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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