Carex distans   Distant Sedge C DD N

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Although not always found near the coast, this sedge is often associated with coastal habitats. It can be difficult to distinguish from Carex binervis which is tall, erect and has a good separation between the fruits just like C. distans.

C. distans is found along the coasts of England Scotland, Wales and Ireland and inland in southern England.

Oxwich Dunes, Gower peninsula, South Wales, 9th July 2009

Added on 11th September 2009, updated 11th March 2010

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