Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The Peat Flower Border

The peat flower border (Scheuchzeria palustris) is a perennial marsh plant, which belongs to the Scheuchzeriafamilie (Scheuchzeriaceae). It is a flowering plant.

The plant is native to temperate and cold regions of the Northern Hemisphere. The peat flower border is on the Dutch Red List of plants as very rare and very greatly reduced.

The plant is 10 to 25 cm high, is long rhizomes and linear, trough-shaped leaves. The transition from the leaf sheath with the blade is a little tongue.

The peat border flower blooms from May to July with yellowish green flowers. The flowers are 3 to 10 with a thin cable.

The fruit is a fruit box.

The plant is found in bogs.

In other languages

German: Blumenbinsen

English: Rannoch-rush


See also: International Flower Delivery, Florist

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