Irish wildflowers sitemap More: Sedges, Club-rushes

Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani

Grey Club-rush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani
Bogshifín liath
Family: Cyperaceae

Flowering June-July. Perennial. Native.

Bluish-green glaucous stems to 150cm.
Brown spikelets in more/less compact inflorescence. Bract at
base appears as continuation of stem. All leaves without blades.
Creeping rhizomes.

Coastal, brackish water, dune slacks, also on saltmarshes, wet pastures. Most frequent S Irish coasts. Very occasional inland.

Similar: Common Club-rush, S. lacustris


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