arrowgrass

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arrowgrass

(ˈærəʊˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) either of two species, sea arrowgrass (Triglochin maritima) or marsh arrowgrass (T. palustris), of monocotyledonous perennials having long thin fleshy leaves and spikes of inconspicuous flowers
[C18: named from the shape of the fruits when open]
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Floristically, Maestracensean alkaline fens are characterized by Eriophorum latifolium, Carex davalliana, Carex lepidocarpa, Carex nigra, Carex mairei, Pinguicula vulgaris and Triglochin palustris as the most frequent species, but they also host some rare species such as Dactylorhiza incarnata, Epipactis palustris, Gentianella amarella, Juncus pyrenaeus, Spiranthes aestivalis, Primula farinosa, Swertia perennis, Potentilla fruticosa and Menyanthes trifoliata (MATEO & al.
Despite the name is not very fortunate, because the naming species are neither common nor differential in the association, the releves contain the main species proper of the regional mires (Eriophorum latifolium, Carex davalliana, Carex lepidocarpa, Triglochin palustris, Juncus pyrenaeus, Parnassia palustris, etc).
caricetorum, Rhynchospora capillacea, Solidago uliginosa, Spiranthes lucida, and Triglochin palustris.