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sedge

numerous aquatic plants including Carex vulpina, Schoenus spp.
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Thrunton: Buzzers, Shipman's, Sedges, Klinkhamers, Griffith's Gnats, Hoppers, CdC Shuttlecocks, Diawl Bachs, Damsels.
Andrew Robinson from Ponteland returned 14 trout to Daddy Long Legs while David Bilbrough from Gosforth returned 10 trout all caught on Sedges.
Despite the fact that grasses and sedges were readily available back then, the hominids seem to have ignored them for an extended period, he said.
Professor Lee-Thorp, a specialist in isotopic analyses of fossil tooth enamel, from the Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, said: "We found evidence suggesting that early hominins, in central Africa at least, ate a diet mainly composed of tropical grasses and sedges.
Instead, it fed mainly on underground parts of grasses and sedges growing in a savanna landscape, archaeologist Julia Lee-Thorp of the University of Oxford and her colleagues report online November 12 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Carex comans, the New Zealand hairy sedge, produces long, slender flowing bronze foliage that stands out if it is contrasted with mauve flowers or silver foliage.
That means it is more likely that Paranthropus boisei was eating grasses and sedges -- about 77 percent of their diet was C4 plants such as grasses, ranging from a low of 61 percent to a high of 91 percent.
In addition, the herbaria of the University of Michigan (MICH), Missouri Botanical Garden (MO), and New York Botanical Garden (NY) were also checked for Illinois specimens of the sedges in question.
2008b) reported that the wetland complex on the IMI property near Luray, Indiana, had a higher percentage of grasses and sedges (about 20%) when compared to other, non-wetland sites.
5 m) the ground, using fine grasses and culms of sedges (Walkinshaw 1935, Burns 1982).
Academically, his work has been dedicated to investigating the grass-like plants sedges, and he has recently secured a research grant to develop his work further.
Other star performers that keep their colourful foliage through winter are evergreen grasses and sedges, low and ground-hugging plants such as Bergenia cordifolia and dwarf conifers such as blue-leaved junipers.