Aira caryophyllea   Silver Hair-grass C DD N

Aira caryophyllea group Aira caryophyllea

This is quite a small grass which likes very sandy soils and rocky ground. It is easily overlooked and because of the thin stems and small flower, very difficult to photograph. I put my hat behind some in a vain attempt to get some in focus but it didn't work very well.

Isle of Wight 2nd and 3rd June 2006

Added on 14th June 2006, updated 21st June 2008, updated 22nd Feb 2010, updated 2nd March 2012, updated 28th December 2013

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