Carex pauciflora. Few flowered sedge.

Life-form & Growth Form:  

Hemicryptophyte. Herbaceous perennial. Rhizomatous, rhizome short-creeping.  

Flowering period: 

June and July.

Habitats: 

Flushes within montane blanket bog. Upland sphagnum bogs. Wet level moorland. Clearings in swampy woods. 

Threats:

Habitat loss and fragmentation through peat cutting, peatland drainage, encroachment of scrub and woodland, coniferous afforestation, and burning of bog vegetation. Overgrazing by livestock. 

Distribution map:
Carex pauciflora
Carex pauciflora

For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage