Blysmus rufus   Saltmarsh Flat-sedge R DD N

Blysmus rufus group Blysmus rufus close

At ground level this is quite a distinctive sedge with only a few spikelets compared with Rufus compressus (Flat-sedge) and leaves with inrolled margins.

This is a northern species with very little to be found south of Cheshire. It is found in quantity on the north west coast of Scotland and the northern coasts of Ireland.

Sefton Coast 26th June 2007

Added on 4th July 2007, updated 3rd November 2008, updated 5th March 2010, updated Se3 27th April 2010

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