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Marsh Arrowgrass

Triglochin palustris

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:
Alismatales
Family:
Juncaginaceae (Arrowgrass)
Type:
Flower
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC

Flower:
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Green, 3 petals
 
A flower spike. The green flowers have purple edges. Individual flowers are up to 3mm wide. Flowers have 3 petals and 6 stamens.
Fruit:
Narrow, erect and arrow-like.
Leaves:
Long and grass-like leaves with deep grooves.
Maximum Size:
60 centimetres tall
Aroma:
Marsh Arrowgrass gives off a pleasant aroma when bruised.
Other Names:
Slender Arrowgrass, Slender Bog Arrowgrass.
Frequency (UK):
Occasionally seen  
Habitats:
Ditches, farmland, marshes, meadows, saltmarshes, seaside, swamps, wetland.
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