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Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

The following lists some of the various grasses, sedges and rushes found growing in the wild in Radley.

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Click here to see the list of recorded species with no photograph.

Group Order Family Species Common Name Author Date
Annual Beard Grass (Polypogon monspeliensis) photographed 09 July 2009 by B Crowley. ID by J Killick.Grasses Sedges and Rushes, Grass
Poales
Poaceae
Polypogon monspeliensis (L.) Desf.
Annual Beard Grass
B Crowley
2009/07/09
Bulrushes, photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Sedge
Poales
Cyperaceae
Schoenoplectus lacustris L.
Bulrush
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Common reed, photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Grass
Poales
Poaceae
Phragmites australis
Common Reed
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Cyperus sedge (Carex pseudocyperus) photographed 09 July 2009 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Sedge
Poales
Cyperaceae
Carex pseudocyperus L.
Cyperus Sedge
B Crowley
2009/07/09
Flattened Meadow-grass (Poa compressa) photographed 09 July 2009 by B Crowley. ID by J Killick.Grasses Sedges and Rushes, Grass
Poales
Poaceae
Poa compressa L.
Flattened Meadow-grass
B Crowley
2009/07/09
Jointed Rush (Juncus articulatus) photographed 18 June 2009 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Rush
Poales
Juncaceae
Juncus articulatus
Jointed Rush
B Crowley
2009/06/18
Carex pendula, photographed 18 June 2009 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Sedge
Poales
Cyperaceae
Carex pendula Huds.
Pendulous Sedge
B Crowley
2009/06/18
Reedmace (Typhia latifolia) photographed 15 May 2005 by B CrowleyGrasses Sedges and Rushes, Sedge
Poales
Cyperaceae
Typha latifolia L.
Reedmace
B Crowley
2005/05/15
Spiked Sedge (Carex spicata) photographed 09 July 2009 by B Crowley. ID by J Killick.Grasses Sedges and Rushes, Sedge
Poales
Cyperaceae
Carex spicata Huds.
Spiked Sedge
B Crowley
2009/07/09

Recorded species with no photograph

Grasses

  • False Oat Grass (Arrhenatherum eliatus L.)
  • Cocksfoot Grass (Dactylis glomerata L.)
  • Giant Fescue Grass (Festuca gigantea L.)
  • Yorkshire Fog Grass (Holcus lanatus L.)
  • Perennial Ryegrass (Lolium perenne L.))
  • Rough Meadow Grass (Poa trivialis L.)
  • Couch Grass (Agropyron repens L.)
  • Annual Meadow-grass (Poa annua L.)
  • Rat’s-tail Fescue (Vulpia myuros (L.))
  • Wood False Brome (Brachypodium sylvaticum (Huds.))
  • Marsh Bent/ Creeping Bent (Agrostis stolonifera L.)
  • Fern Grass (Catapodium rigidum (L.) C.E. Hubbard)


Rushes
(juncaceae)

  • Hard Rush (Juncus Inflexus L.)
  • Toad Rush (Juncus bufonius L.)
  • One-glumed Spike Rush (Eleocharis uniglumis (Link) Schult.)


Sedges
(cyperaceae) and other reeds

  • False Fox Sedge (Carex otrubae Podp.)
  • Pond Sedge (Carex riperia Curt.and/orCarex acutiformis Ehrh.)
  • Common cotton grass (Eriophorum augustifolium Honck. )

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