Sedges, Rushes, etc 2020

List of Sedges, Rushes, Horsetails and Ferns
recorded on Brook Meadow in Year 2020
C = Common   L = Localised and infrequent

SEDGES = 13  LOCATION
Distant Sedge** Carex distans Lumley area + orchid area C
Remote Sedge Carex remota sluice gate + river bank north bridge L
Divided Sedge Carex divisa Lumley area C
False Fox Sedge Carex otrubae Lumley area, centre meadow South Meadow. C
Glaucous Sedge Carex flacca Lumley area L
Lesser Pond Sedge Carex acutiformis river bank C
Greater Pond Sedge Carex riparia Lumley area C
Hairy Sedge Carex hirta centre meadow L
Pendulous Sedge Carex pendula Palmer’s Road Copse riverbank C
Spiked Sedge Carex spicata Lumley area by Alder sapling L
Grey Sedge Carex divulsa ssp divulsa Lumley Road L
Common Spike-rush Eleocharis palustris Lumley area + centre meadow C
Sea Club-rush Bolboschoenus maritimus south east corner L
RUSHES = 4
Hard Rush Juncus inflexus General C
Jointed Rush Juncus articulatus orchid + Lumley area C
Sharp-flowered Rush Juncus acutiflorus Lumley area C
Toad Rush Juncus bufonius Lumley Stream path + “Lumley puddle” L
HORSETAILS 1
Field Horsetail Equisetum arvense orchid area + Lumley area C
FERNS = 3
Intermediate Polypody Polypodium interjectum Under north bridge – first seen 22-Oct-12 L
Male Fern Dryopteris filix-mas Lumley Stream + Lumley copse + south bridge L
Hart’s-tongue Phyllitis scolopendrium Railway embankment L

 

 

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