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It is not a grass but a sedge (Carex glauca or C. panicea) with leaves rather like those of a carnation.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
The large genus Carex contains many common sedges with grass-like leaves springing from the base or the lower part of the stem.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
It feeds in the stems of Cladium mariscus, sedge (Carex paludosa), and yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus).The Moths of the British Isles, First Series|Richard South
The land here is more elevated and less marshy, though somewhat impaired by tumps (of Carex cspitosa).
In boggy places Aira alpina, Carex ustulata, and Vaccinium uliginosum are observable.