Luzula sylvatica   Great Wood-rush CCC DD N

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The commonest and largest of the Wood-rush family this can be a lowland plant or found at Munro height in the Scottish highlands. It is a distinctly tufted plant with the wide leaves and delicate typical wood-rush flower. It can reach nearly 1 m in height and is distributed throughout Scotland, Wales, northern England and most of Ireland but is less frequent in central and eastern England.


By River Weaver, near Kingsley, Cheshire 8th April 2005

Added on 8th November 2005, updated December 6th 2010, updated 30th May 2013

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