Flora of Northern Ireland
  • Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roemer & Schultes - Slender Club-rush - Cyperaceae
Isolepis cernua
(Map updated: March 2008)

This is a small and inconspicuous native plant of wet ground, mostly in coastal districts. This species lacks the projecting bract of the similar bristle club-rush (Isolepis setacea).

All names: Isolepis cernua (Vahl) Roemer & Schultes; Scirpus cernus Vahl; Scirpus cernuus Vahl; Scirpus filiformis Savi, non Burm.f.; Scirpus savii Seb. & Mauri; Scirpus pygmaeus (Vahl) A.Gray, non Lam.