Flora of Northern Ireland
Molinia caerulea
© Ralph Forbes
Molinia caerulea
(Map updated: March 2008)

A very common and locally abundant tussocky grass of wet heaths, bogs, moorland etc., especially but not exclusively in upland areas. It grows up to about 2500 feet.

The flower spikes are narrow and bluish or purplish in colour.

All names: Molinia caerulea (L.) Moench