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Sea Club-rush

Bolboschoenus maritimus

Please keep in mind that it is illegal to uproot a plant without the landowner's consent and care should be taken at all times not to damage wild plants. Wild plants should never be picked for pleasure and some plants are protected by law.

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Brown, no petals
 
Unstalked egg-shaped spikelets, reddish-brown, leaf-like bracts much longer than flowerheads.
Fruit:
Brown 3-angled, oval nutlet.
Leaves:
Keeled grass-like leaves, often with rough edges.
Maximum Size:
120 centimetres tall
Other Names:
Alkali Bulrush, Bayonet Grass, Cosmopolitan Bulrush, Saltmarsh Bulrush.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Habitats:
Seaside, wetland.