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BLACK BOG-RUSH Schoenus nigricans

Black Bog-rush is a native perennial growing 20-35 cm in height and produces clusters of blackish flowers during May and June.

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ProvenanceVC41 Glamorgan (Vale of Glamorgan)
Bull Cliff, Vale of Glamorgan
Bull Cliff, Vale of Glamorgan
Bull Cliff, Vale of Glamorgan
Bull Cliff, Vale of Glamorgan
AssociationsThe 'Biological Records Centre’s' website lists the following numbers of foodplant associates for Black Bog-rush: beetles (1),and moths (1). However, the genus Schoenus as a whole, lists the following: beetles (1), flies (1) and moths (1).
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