Aira caryophyllea Poaceae Silver Hair-grass

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Description - An attractive, delicate grass, with a silvery appearance before it dries up in summer. It reaches 30 cm when growing well, but can be much smaller

Habitat - Commonly found on banks with sparse vegetation, or on wall tops.

Comments - A common grass found island-wide.

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