Small-fruited Prickly-sedge - Carex muricata subsp. pairae

Description

One of several subspecies of Carex muricata.  A specimen is normally required to confirm identification.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

A specimen is normally required to confirm identification.

Habitat

Grassland.

When to see it

Flowering in June and July.

Life History

Perennial.

UK Status

Widespread, particularly in the north and west of Britain.

VC55 Status

Rarely recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map