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Blue Moor-grass

Sesleria caerulea

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Poaceae (Grass)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Purplish-black tight-clustered oval spikes, fading with age. The colour of the flowers are never blue, as it's name would imply.
Fruit:
Fairly insignificant.
Leaves:
A tussock-forming grass growing on limestone grassland. Evergreen, pointed but blunt leaf blades which are bluish-green on the upper surfaces and dark green below.
Maximum Size:
45cm tall.
Habitats:
Grassland.