Wood Club-rush - Scirpus sylvaticus
This can be a tall plant of 1 metre in height with triangular stems. The inflorescence has a spreading habit. It is patch forming with creeping rhizomes.
The County Recorder has asked for a specimen of this plant to be retained for verification
Wet woodland and stream banks.
Flowering June and July.
Common in southern and central England but less common in Wales and eastern England and northern Scotland.
Occasional and 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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