Flora of Northern Ireland
Carex limosa
© Ralph Forbes
Carex limosa
(Map updated: March 2008)

A rather graceful species with drooping brown, few-flowered inflorescences, found in very wet bogs associated with bog-mosses (Sphagnum spp.), cotton-grass (Eriophorum spp.), bladderworts (Utricularia spp.) etc. Commoner in the north and west, rarer in the east. Also known as mud sedge.

All names: Carex limosa L.