Rhynchospora fusca. Brown-beaked sedge.

Life-form & Growth Form:

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

Flowering period: 

July and August. 


Bog & wet heath, favouring bare peat. Lowland. 


Loss of preferred habitat through peatland drainage and/or cessation/reduction in grazing, allowing Salix scrub to colonise. 

Static distribution map:
Rhynchospora fusca
Rhynchospora fusca
For an interactive map follow this link to the BSBI webpage