Zebra Rush - Scirpus zebrinus

    Description

    Zebra Rush grows to about 3 feet in height. It has striking green and creamy white horizontally banded stems which turn orange brown in the Autumn.

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    Habitat

    Pond and stream margins. It is another water plant that has been introduced into the wild by people throwing out plants from garden ponds.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Ocassional in Britain as an established introduction or escape from garden ponds.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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