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Sea Hard-grass
Parapholis strigosa
Family: Poaceae

Flowering June-September. Annual. Native.

Narrow, unbranched flower spikes with stalkless, single-flowered spikelets. Short, narrow, hairless leaves, flat or inrolled with short, blunt ligules. Stems prostrate at base, erect above. Height 10-30cm.

Coastal on salt-marshes, muddy sea-shores, sea walls and shingle ridges. Very inconspicuous and possibly under-recorded.


Sea Hard-grass. Killimer, County Clare. July 2008

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