Fimbristylis castanea facts for kids
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Fimbristylis castanea commonly grows up to 1 m (3 ft 3 in) in height, forming thick clumps. Its narrow leaves grow from the base of the plant. They are dark brown and sturdy at the base and grow from one half to two thirds of the plant's height in length. The small flowers of the sedge are hidden behind dark, glossy, brown scales that form budlike spikelets.
Distribution and habitat
It commonly grows in salt marshes coastal dunes, and brackish marsh inland, especially near wharves.
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