Sea Fern-grass - Catapodium marinum
A short (5 to 20 cm), stiff, hairless plant. It has stout, flattened, shiny inflorescence stalks and more or less stalkless, flat spikelets 4 to 9 mm long alternately arranged along both sides of the main inflorescence spike.
Flowers June and July.
Mainly coastal in Britain, but with occasional records of the species occurring inland.
Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. It was not recorded in the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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